Tracy F Nicholson

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Type 1 pilus directs bladder epithelial binding and invasion by uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) in the initial stage of cystitis, but the bacterial determinants of postinvasion events in the pathogenesis of cystitis are largely undetermined. We show here that the UPEC outer membrane protein A (OmpA), a monomeric, major, integral protein component of(More)
BACKGROUND Expansion of antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae requires rapid adaptation of treatment guidelines and responsive provider practice. We evaluated patient factors associated with provider adherence to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gonococcal treatment recommendations among Chicago providers in 2011 to 2012. METHODS(More)
1. A method is described for the production of a nephrosis in one kidney of an experimental animal. The normal kidney in the same animal is available for a control. 2. The nephrosis produced by the injection of 7.5 per cent sodium tartrate is limited to the proximal convoluted tubule. There is no histological evidence of glomerular damage. 3. This damage(More)
A reversed diurnal excretory rhythm of water, creatinine and electrolytes was observed in a woman with fluid retention that first appeared following a head injury 21 years previously. Synthetic oxytocin injections were given on the premise that she had a selective deficiency of oxytocin with normal vasopressin production. This treatment produced a diuresis(More)