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What is a kidney infection?

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In brief: Microbe in kidney

Microorganisms can gain access to the kidneys from the blood stream or ascend from the lower urinary tract (bladder).
Infections can be caused by a bacteria, virus, fungal, parasite or other invader that can multiple in the organ.

In brief: Microbe in kidney

Microorganisms can gain access to the kidneys from the blood stream or ascend from the lower urinary tract (bladder).
Infections can be caused by a bacteria, virus, fungal, parasite or other invader that can multiple in the organ.
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