When a significant number of bacteria show up in the urine, this is called "bacteriuria." Finding bacteria in the urine can mean there is an infection somewhere in the urinary tract. The urinary tract is the system that includes:
The kidneys, which make urine
The ureters – thin tubes connecting the kidneys to the bladder
The bladder, where urine can be stored
The urethra – the final pathway to move urine from the bladder to outside the body.
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