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Classification of UTI

Lower urinary tract infections : urethritis and cystitis


Maybe asympt (asympt bacteriuria)


Mostly localized but may spread to kidneys



Pyelonephritis: involves kidneys and their collecting system

Pyelonephritis defn

Inflammatory dx of kidney affecting the tubules, interstitium and renal pelvis

Classification

Acute: caused by bact infection and is assoc with UTIs


Chronic: besides bact infection, other factors play part (obstruction, reflux)

Causative orgs

Bact: G-ve bacilli


E.coli (85%)


Proteins


Klebsiella


Enterobacter



Others... staph, Strep faecalis


.. fungal



Viral in immunocompromised: adeno, polyomavirus, CMV

PEEcK