Urogenital microflora and urinary tract infections

  • Gregor Reid
  • Marc Habash


Urinary tract infections (UTI) constitute a worldwide problem affecting an estimated 150 million women per year. In Western countries such as Canada and the US, these infections are a common reason for adult females to visit their family practitioner and urologist. It has been estimated that each episode leads to 6 days of signs and symptoms (Foxman and Fredrichs, 1985).


Urinary Tract Infection Bacterial Vaginosis Lactobacillus Acidophilus Urogenital Tract Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection 
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