ascending pyelonephritis

as·cend·ing py·e·lo·ne·phri·tis

pyelonephritis caused by bacterial infection from the lower urinary tract, particularly by reflux of infected urine.

ascending pyelonephritis

pyelonephritis caused by a urinary tract infection that has spread up the ureter into the kidney.
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Garg studied the effect of passive and active immunization with pili of Escherichia coli in the prevention of ascending pyelonephritis.
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