Recurrent urinary tract infections in healthy and nonpregnant women.

  title={Recurrent urinary tract infections in healthy and nonpregnant women.},
  author={Matthew Glover and Cristiano G Moreira and Vanessa G Sperandio and Philippe E Zimmern},
  journal={Urological science},
  volume={25 1},
Recurrent urinary tract infections (RUTI) are prevalent and pose significant clinical challenges. Although the term RUTI has long been vaguely defined, a consensus definition has emerged in recent years. The exact etiology behind RUTI remains under debate, with valid arguments for both ascending reinfections as well as persistent infection inside the bladder. These persistent infections exist in the form of quiescent intracellular reservoirs in the mouse model and may represent a novel concept… CONTINUE READING

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