A study on the etiological factors of bilharzial bladder cancer in Egypt. 6. The possible role of urinary bacteria.

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A correlation was obtained between a positive nitrite test in urine and the severity of urinary bacterial infection. Bacteria isolated from the urine of bilharzial or bladder cancer patients were found to be rich in nitrate reductase activity. "Escherichia coli" was the most common microorganism isolated from these specimens. Urine and several urinary… (More)

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