urosepsis


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urosepsis

 [u″ro-sep´sis]
septic poisoning from retained and absorbed urinary substances. adj., adj urosep´tic.

ur·o·sep·sis

(yūr'ō-sep'sis),
1. Sepsis resulting from the infection of extravasated urine.
2. Sepsis from obstruction of infected urine.
[uro- + G. sēpsis, decomposition]

urosepsis

/uro·sep·sis/ (u″ro-sep´sis) a term used imprecisely to denote infection ranging from urinary tract infection to generalized sepsis which may result from such infection.urosep´tic

ur·o·sep·sis

(yūr'ō-sep'sis)
1. Sepsis resulting from the decomposition of extravasated urine.
2. Sepsis from obstruction of infected urine.
[uro- + G. sēpsis, decomposition]

urosepsis

bacteremia resulting from urinary tract infection.
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Professor Peter Wiklund, Karolinska University says; "This new technology has a huge potential to reduce the usage of Antibiotics and thereby the risk of antibiotic resistance as well as reducing the risk of urosepsis, the severest and potentially lethal consequence of UTI.