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

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Abstract

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
Pages1245-1252
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783319044149
ISBN (Print)9783319044132
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

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Lacey, M. J. (2016). Urinary tract infections: The renal, urinary, and male genital system. In Family Medicine: Principles and Practice (pp. 1245-1252). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-04414-9_102