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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Corynebacterium renale, Corynebacterium cystidis and Corynebacterium pilosum, are opportunistic pathogens that inhabit the urinary tract of cattle and other domestic animals, where they causes cystitis and ascending pyelonephritis sporadically (Baird et al.
This choice was done cognizant of the risks of ascending pyelonephritis (NUNOO-MENSAH et al.
Garg studied the effect of passive and active immunization with pili of Escherichia coli in the prevention of ascending pyelonephritis.
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