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abacterial

(ā′băk-tîr′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Not caused by bacteria.
2. Free of bacteria.
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a·bac·te·ri·al

(ā'bak-tēr'ē-ăl)
Not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

abacterial

1. Not caused by bacteria.
2. Without, or in the absence of, bacteria.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

a·bac·te·ri·al

(ā'bak-tēr'ē-ăl)
Not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Menchini-Fabris, "Use of a novel non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, nimesulide, in the treatment of abacterial prostatovesiculitis," Andrologia, vol.
(24), (25) In men, systemic enzyme support is a very efficient therapy for both bacterial and abacterial prostatitis, as well as associated sexual dysfunction.
The atlas contains about 300 color figures of about 80 patterns of blistering and pustular diseases, including autoimmune bullous diseases, hereditary bullous diseases, bullous diseases due to infections, bullous eruptions in other diseases, and skin diseases with abacterial pustular eruptions.
As influenza persisted as an endemic disease with regional recurrences after the pandemic, lives continued to be occasionally claimed by abacterial pneumonia.
There is evidence that men treated for "chronic abacterial prostatitis," which is characterized by urinary frequency, urgency, and pelvic/perineal pain, often will have cystoscopic findings suggestive of interstitial cystitis and will respond to standard treatments for IC.
Among these disorders are urinary tract or vaginal infections, bladder cancer, bladder inflammation or infection caused by radiation to the abdomen, eosinophilic and tuberculous cystitis, kidney stories, endometriosis, neurological disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, low-count bacteriuria, and, in men, chronic bacterial and abacterial prostatitis.
Intra prostatic urinary reflux: An etiological factor in abacterial prostatitis.
As pointed out in the accompanying article, men diagnosed with chronic abacterial prostatitis are showing cystoscopic findings of IC and responding to IC treatments.