Cranberry and Urinary Tract Infections

  title={Cranberry and Urinary Tract Infections},
  author={D. R. Guay},
  • D. R. Guay
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Drugs
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI) refers to the presence of clinical signs and symptoms arising from the genitourinary tract plus the presence of one or more micro-organisms in the urine exceeding a threshold value for significance (ranges from 102 to 103 colony-forming units/mL). Infections are localized to the bladder (cystitis), renal parenchyma (pyelonephritis) or prostate (acute or chronic bacterial prostatitis). Single UTI episodes are very common, especially in adult women where there is a… CONTINUE READING
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