Urinary tract infections: The renal, urinary, and male genital system

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Urinary tract infections (UTI) are defined as the presence of significant numbers of pathogenic bacteria in appropriately collected urine and result in over seven million office visits with an estimated one million episodes annually of UTI-related illness requiring hospitalizations. Among children, 1 in 20 girls and 1 in 50 boys have a UTI each year [1].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFamily Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783319044149
ISBN (Print)9783319044132
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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