Correlation of bacteriological flora of the urethra, glans and perineum with organisms causing urinary tract infection in the spinal injured male patient


Positive urine cultures are common and often asymptomatic in the male spinal injured patient performing self clean intermittent catheterisation. It is possible that the positive urine cultures result from contamination from the colonised urethra at the time of catheterisation. This contamination could result in true infection of the bladder urine or yield… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sc.1992.161


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