Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary Tract Infection

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract. The urinary system is made up of the kidneys, ureters, the urinary bladder, and the urethra. Most UTIs are restricted to infection of the bladder (cystitis), though infection may occur in any area of the urinary tract, from the kidney to urethra. The presence of bacteria in urine is called bacteriuria. It is usually regarded as significant when the urine contains 105 organisms or more per ml (108/1) in pure … Read more