What is the rate of incidence for viral urinary system infection?

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Although urinary system infections are not uncommon, viral urinary system infections are not as common. Most urinary system infections are the result of bacteria getting into the system through the urethra. Occasionally, a urinary system infection is caused by a herpes simplex virus.

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Viral Infections of the Urinary System

Viral Infections of the Urinary System

A viral urinary system infection is an infection of the urinary system that is caused by a virus, not bacteria. Urinary system infections can attack any part of the urinary system, including the urethra, bladder and kidneys. Women ...

are affected more often than men. Occasionally a herpes simplex virus causes a urinary system infection.
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