Urinary tract infection in women.

  title={Urinary tract infection in women.},
  author={Jeanne S. Sheffield and Francis Cunningham},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={106 5 Pt 1},
Urinary tract bacterial infections are common in women. Moreover, they tend to recur throughout life and in the same relatively small group of women. In most cases, bladder and renal infections are asymptomatic and manifest by demonstrating coincidental bacteriuria. In some instances, however, especially with frequent sexual activity, pregnancy, stone disease, or diabetes, symptomatic cystitis or pyelonephritis develops and antimicrobial therapy is indicated. In most cases, cystitis is easily… CONTINUE READING


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