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Kidney Infection

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by Savitsky D

(Infection, Kidney; Pyelonephritis)

 

Risk Factors

Bacteria may be introduced to the urinary tract and ultimately the kidneys by:
Other medical conditions that increase your risk of infection include:
 

RESOURCES

National Kidney Foundation
http://www.kidney.org

Urology Care Foundation
http://www.urologyhealth.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

The Kidney Foundation of Canada
http://www.kidney.ab.ca

Women's Health Matters
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca

 

References


Acute pyelonephritis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed . Updated December 4, 2012. Accessed December 28, 2012.


Pyelonephritis (kidney infection) in adults. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/pyelonephritis/index.aspx . Updated June 11, 2012. Accessed December 28, 2012.


3/6/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php : Nikolaidis P, Casalino DD, Remer EM. American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Acute Pyelonephritis. National Guideline Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://www.guideline.gov/content.aspx?id=37923 . Updated 2012.

 

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