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Urinary Tract Infections

  • By: Christine Curry
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Infections of the urinary tract are the most common of all bacterial infections, and cause significant morbidity worldwide. The urinary system consists of the kidneys, ureters, prostate (in men), bladder, and urethra. On a daily basis, there is large variability in ...

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