TITLE

Healing Options

AUTHOR(S)
Johnston, S. Laurance
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
PN;Jun2008, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the idea of innocuous bacteria being used to fight off urinary tract infection (UTIs) causing pathogens. It states that bacterial interference is a potentially powerful approach for preventing UTIs, but any antibiotics used during colonization would kill off the protective bacteria. A study has revealed bacterial interference's potential to reduce catheter-associated UTIs.
ACCESSION #
31993503

 

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