TITLE

urinary tract infection

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2273
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "urinary tract infection" is presented. It refers to the infection of the kidneys, ureters, or bladder by microorganisms that either ascend from the urethra or that spread to the kidney from the bloodstream. About 7 million American patients visit health care providers each year because of urinary tract infections.
ACCESSION #
21250124

 

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