A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of the urinary tract.
An infection anywhere from the kidneys to the ureters to the bladder to the urethra qualifies as a urinary tract infection.
Common organisms that cause UTIs include: Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus saprophyticus.
Less common organisms include Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterbacter spp, and Enterococcus spp.
Precautions can be taken to reduce the incidence of urinary tract infections.
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Editor's Note: This article is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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