Is there seasonal variation in the incidence of acute pyelonephritis (kidney infection)?

Updated: Jul 01, 2021
  • Author: Tibor Fulop, MD, PhD, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Acute pyelonephritis shows a seasonal variation. In Washington state, cases occurred most frequently during the months of July and August among females and during August and September in the male population. [5]


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