International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018

Urinary Tract Infection in Chronic Kidney Disease

Abhijeet More | Ashish Dulani | Kshitija Gadekar | S. G. Kulkarni

Abstract: In a study of 120 CKD patients of nephrology unit in MGM Medical College, Aurangabad, a high incidence of urinary tract infection (U. T. I. ) i. e.35 % was observed. E. coli was the predominating urinary pathogen. Presence of UTI is found to have associated with increased mortality in CKD patients indicating severe outcome in this study. However, the mortality is attributable only to the presence of UTI cannot be estimated due to presence of other confounding factors like diabetes mellitus and hemodialysis. Moreover, this study indicates the association of Diabetes, hemodialysis and advanced CKD stage as risk factors for U. T. I in CKD patients


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,

Pages: 1337 - 1340

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