Intrarenal Injection of Escherichia coli in a Rat Model of Pyelonephritis.

Abstract

Pyelonephritis is a bacterial infection of the kidney and is most commonly caused by Escherichia coli. Recurrent infections can cause significant renal inflammation and fibrosis ultimately resulting in declining kidney function. Before improved clinical management and prevention of pyelonephritis can be instituted, a reliable animal model must be… (More)
DOI: 10.3791/54649

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