Urinary Tract Infection: An Overview of the Infection and the Associated Risk Factors

  title={Urinary Tract Infection: An Overview of the Infection and the Associated Risk Factors},
  author={Ranganathan Vasudevan},
  journal={Journal of microbiology \& experimentation},
  • R. Vasudevan
  • Published 15 May 2014
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of microbiology & experimentation
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common bacterial infection known to affect the different parts of the urinary tract and the occurrence is found in both males and females. Despite the fact, that both the genders are susceptible to the infection, women are mostly vulnerable due to their anatomy and reproductive physiology. The infection is usually caused as a consequence of bacterial invasion of the urinary tract including the lower and the upper urinary tract. Among the bacterial species… 

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