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Are kidney infections highly contagious?
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In brief: No
Infections of the kidney, or pyelonephritis, are not contagious and cannot be passed on to other people.
They are caused by an infection of the urinary tract and usually treated the antibiotics.

In brief: No
Infections of the kidney, or pyelonephritis, are not contagious and cannot be passed on to other people.
They are caused by an infection of the urinary tract and usually treated the antibiotics.
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