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The control of urinary tract infection in hospitalised older people

Asymptomatic UTIs occur when causative organisms can be isolated in appropriate numbers from a urine sample in the absence of any clinical symptoms. Complicated UTIs may be either symptomatic or asymptomatic and can involve the lower or upper urinary tract. These are related to functional or structural abnormalities of the genitourinary tract (Nicolle, 1997), for example glomerulosclerosis (fibrosis of the glomeruli as a result of inflammation). Download ...

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