Urine Isn't Free of Bacteria

April 3, 2015 8:00 PM

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FRIDAY, April 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Though it's commonly believed that urine is bacteria-free, normal urine is not sterile, a new study finds.

"Clinicians previously equated the presence of bacteria in urine to infections. The discovery of bacteria in the urine of healthy females provides an opportunity to advance our understanding of bladder health and disease," study author Alan Wolfe, a professor in the department of microbiology and im...

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