TITLE

Urinary tract infections revisited

AUTHOR(S)
Godaly, G.; Svanborg, C.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Kidney International;Apr2007, Vol. 71 Issue 8, p721
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) remain a significant clinical problem, despite antibiotic treatment and surgical correction of reflux and malformations. Here we propose that novel molecular tools may be applied to modernize and individualize the diagnosis and therapy of UTI. Determinants of bacterial virulence and host resistance are relatively well understood at the molecular level, and technology for their detection is within reach.Kidney International (2007) 71, 721–723. doi:10.1038/sj.ki.5002170
ACCESSION #
24667849

 

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