Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Microbiology of Urinary Tract Infections

Microbial Agents and Predisposing Factors

Edited by Payam Behzadi

Shahr-e-Qods Branch, Islamic Azad University

Generally, in accordance with anatomical characteristics, urinary tract infections (UTIs) and in particular recurrent UTIs occur in women; in contrast, UTIs normally occur in men with different predisposing factors. There are several types of UTIs, including asymptomatic and symptomatic, complicated and uncomplicated, acute and chronic with a diversity of microbial pathogens. In pathogens, virulence factors and genes determine the type and severity of the UTIs. Obviously, UTIs are a huge problem in global public healthcare systems with a wide range of predisposing factors, including gender, microbial agent, the host's immune deficiencies, genetic diseases, catheterization, etc. The recent items determine the microbiology of UTIs. Accurate diagnosis and definitive treatment are the key to UTI reduction.

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Microbiology of Urinary Tract InfectionsMicrobial Agents and Predisposing FactorsEdited by Payam Behzadi

Published: February 13th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.75386

ISBN: 978-1-78984-956-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-955-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-000-3

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Introductory Chapter: An Overview on Urinary Tract Infections, Pathogens, and Risk Factors

By Payam Behzadi

294

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2. Virulence Factors of Uropathogenic E. coli

By Sorwer Alam Parvez and Dolilur Rahman

763

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3. Microbiology of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection

By Md. Mahabubul Islam Majumder, Tarek Ahmed, Saleh Ahmed and Ashiqur Rahman Khan

533

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4. Urinary Tract Infection in Diabetics

By Ajay Kumar Prajapati

765

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5. Urinary Tract Infections in Neuro-Patients

By Charalampos Konstantinidis and Achilleas Karafotias

168

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6. Phenotypic and Genetic Diversity of Uropathogenic Enterococcus faecalis Strains Isolated in the Primorsky Region of Russia

By Zaitseva Elena Aleksandrovna, Komenkova Tatiana Sergeevna, Melnikova Elena Aleksandrovna, Shadrin Andrey Mikhailovich and Luchaninova Valentina Nikolaevna

176

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