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Bacterial Infections of the Urinary Tract

Bacteriology

Organ and System Infections

  1. Sören G. Gatermann

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0026

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Gatermann, S. G. 2010. Bacterial Infections of the Urinary Tract. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Head, Department of Medical Microbiology, Bochum, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Anatomical Considerations
  • 2
    Host Defense Mechanisms
  • 3
    Clinical Syndromes
  • 4
    Microbiology of Urinary Tract Infections
  • 5
    Pathogenesis
  • 6
    The Physiological Flora of the Urinary Tract
  • 7
    Diagnosis
  • 8
    Management of Urinary Tract Infections

Keywords:

  • urinary tract and bacterial infections;
  • host defense mechanisms;
  • acute pyelonephritis-loin pain, fever, and positive urine cultures;
  • clinical syndromes;
  • urinary tract infections in special hosts;
  • cytotoxic necrotizing factor 1;
  • suprapubic aspiration-diagnostic gold standard;
  • urinary tract infection management