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How do microorganisms enter the urinary tract?

There are three ways microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses) can enter the urinary tract. The most usual is through the urethra, the passage between the bladder and the outs (MORE)
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What are gastrointestinal losses?

Gastrointestinal losses refers to losing fluid, electrolytes, blood, protein or other substances through the stool.
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What is the urinary tract?

The term 'urinary tract' means the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine The term 'urinary tract' means the organs and tubes involved in the produ (MORE)

Is streptococcus a resident biota of the gastrointestinal tract?

It depends on the species. For example, Streptococcus bovis is usually found in the large bowel and it causes infectious endocarditis in people who have some diseases in that (MORE)