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1

Define pyelonephritis

Kidney infection

2

Define dysuria

Painful/difficult urination

3

Define pyuria

White blood cells in the urine (puss in the urine)

4

Define hematuria

Red blood cells in the urine

5

Describe two sources of urinary tract infections

Fecal flora and infection elsewhere that get into the kidney (NF)

6

What are the risk factors that promote development of a UTI

Being a girl, catheters, holding in urine

7

What is The medium is used for counting bacteria

Sheep's blood agar because it grows everything

8

What is the name of the streak plate method used

Semi quantitive streak method

9

Define cystitis

Infection of the bladder