Definition of bacteriuria in English:


Line breaks: bac¦teri|uria
Pronunciation: /bakˌtɪərɪˈjʊərɪə


[mass noun] Medicine
  • The presence of bacteria in the urine.
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    • This multicenter trial initially enrolled 421 children who were one to 24 months of age and had a fever and pyuria or bacteriuria in a catheterized urine specimen.
    • The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every pregnant patient for asymptomatic bacteriuria using a urine culture.
    • Fortunately, asymptomatic bacteriuria and bladder infections can usually be found and treated before the kidneys become infected.

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