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What does the term uti stand for?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 38 years experience
UTI=: Urinary tract infection.
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Dr. Henry Selke
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease 18 years experience
...: A urinary tract infection (often called uti) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your doctor based on symptoms (or lack of).
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