Urinary Tract Infection and Diabetes: Diagnosis and Treatment

  • René Vejlsgaard
Part of the Topics in Renal Medicine book series (TIRM, volume 6)

Abstract

From autopsy studies, it has been shown that infections of the urinary tract are 3–4 times more common in diabetic patients than in nondiabetic patients. This claim has been questioned in the controlled clinical studies of recent years in which quantitative bacterial culture from urine has been used in evaluating the results. Usually, these studies have not disclosed significant differences, but they have shown much variation in material, methods, and results. A review of these problems has been presented by Vejlsgaard [1].

Keywords

Urinary Tract Infection Chlamydia Trachomatis Urinary Infection Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Nondiabetic Patient 
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