Bacteria In Urinary Tract Infections Caught Making Burglar's Tools

Friday, February 20, 2009 - 09:29 in Health & Medicine

Bacteria that cause urinary tract infections make more tools for stealing from their host than friendly versions of the same bacteria found in the gut, researchers have found. The tools help the bad bacteria to survive and reproduce. But they also provide a potential way to target them without adversely affecting the good strains.

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