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Evaluation of Antibacterial Potential of Selected Plant Extracts on Bacterial Pathogens Isolated from Urinary Tract Infections

@inproceedings{Tabassum2013EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of Antibacterial Potential of Selected Plant Extracts on Bacterial Pathogens Isolated from Urinary Tract Infections},
  author={H. Tabassum and Mir Naiman Ali and N. Al-Jameil and F. A. Khan},
  year={2013}
}
  • H. Tabassum, Mir Naiman Ali, +1 author F. A. Khan
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that affects any part of the urinary tract. When it affects the lower urinary tract it is known as a simple cystitis (a bladder infection) and when it affects upper urinary tract it is known as pyelonephritis (a kidney infection). UTI has become the most common hospital-acquired infection, accounting for as many as 35% of nosocomial infections, and they are the second most common cause of bacteremia in hospitalized patients (Samm and… CONTINUE READING
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