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Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2014 Mar;28(1):1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2013.09.003. Epub 2013 Dec 8.

Urinary tract infection syndromes: occurrence, recurrence, bacteriology, risk factors, and disease burden.

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Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029, USA. Electronic address: bfoxman@umich.edu.

Abstract

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infections, accounting for 0.9% of all ambulatory visits in the United States. This review defines the major UTI syndromes, their occurrence and recurrence, bacteriology, risk factors, and disease burden.

KEYWORDS:

Asymptomatic bacteriuria; Catheter-associated urinary tract infection; Cystitis; Pyelonephritis

PMID:
24484571
DOI:
10.1016/j.idc.2013.09.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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