Pathogenesis of urinary tract infections — Amoxicillin induces genital escherichia coli colonization

@article{Herthelius1988PathogenesisOU,
  title={Pathogenesis of urinary tract infections — Amoxicillin induces genital escherichia coli colonization},
  author={B. M. Herthelius and Ass. Prof. K. -G. Hedstr{\"o}m and Prof. R. M{\"o}llby and Lena Pettersson and Prof. J. Winberg and Prof. Dr. C. E. Nord},
  journal={Infection},
  year={1988},
  volume={16},
  pages={263-266}
}
The aim of this study was to examine whether a vaginalEscherichia coli colonization, mimicking the one seen in UTI-prone females, could be induced by amoxicillin administration. In adult cynomolgus monkeys, who carry the alpha-Gal-1-4-beta-Gal receptor for P-fimbriae, we have investigated the ability of a clinical isolate of P-fimbriatedE. coli to colonize the mucous membranes of the genital tract. When the vagina was washed with a suspension of the P-fimbriated strain, a persistent… CONTINUE READING

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