Infectious Causes of Kidney Disease


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What is the best course of treatment for a case of pyelonephritis caused by E. coli?

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1. What is protein in the urine?

2. Janet has blood in her urine. She also has a bladder infection and the common cold. Why can a doctor reasonably diagnose Janet with pyelonephritis?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to discover how much you know about the causes of kidney infections how to treat them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments can used to practice identifying:

  • The best treatment for pyelonephritis caused by E. coli
  • What the name for bacteria in the urine is
  • Other substances in urine

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related kidney infection lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the names for different types of substances found in urine
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about how to treat a kidney infection caused by E. coli

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Infectious Causes of Kidney Disease can help you review the concepts in the quiz and these extra learning objectives:

  • Recall the various forms of bacteria that can cause pyelonephritis
  • Understand how kidney infections are diagnosed
  • Review how kidney infections are treated