Bacterial colonization on intraluminal surface of urethral catheter.

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OBJECTIVES To determine the relationship between catheter-colonizing bacteria and urinary planktonic bacteria. The significance of catheter-colonizing bacteria for the pathogenesis of urinary tract infection remains unclear, although they are involved in the development of catheter-associated urinary tract infection refractory to antimicrobial chemotherapy… (More)

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@article{Matsukawa2005BacterialCO, title={Bacterial colonization on intraluminal surface of urethral catheter.}, author={Masanori Matsukawa and Yasuharu Kunishima and Satoshi Takahashi and Kou Takeyama and Taiji Tsukamoto}, journal={Urology}, year={2005}, volume={65 3}, pages={440-4} }