In most cases of uncomplicated cystitis the Escherichia coli is involved. This bacteria is present in 70-95 percent of both upper and lower UTIs. Other common pathogens are
Enterococcus faecalis, Klebsiella species, Proteus species and yeast.
The largest group of patients with Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) is that of adult women. Women are more prone to UTIs than men because in females, the urethra is much shorter and closer to the anus.
Other predisposing factors include:
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