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Characterization of killed but metabolically active uropathogenic Escherichia coli strain as possible vaccine candidate for urinary tract infection.

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Summary of "Characterization of killed but metabolically active uropathogenic Escherichia coli strain as possible vaccine candidate for urinary tract infection."

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the second most frequent infection in human, and uropathogenic Escherichia coli is its most common cause. Although antibiotics are the standard treatment for UTI, they can cause harmful effects on gut microbiome and increase the rate of existing drug-resistant bacteria, which make the vaccine research reasonable. This study was conducted to construct a Killed but Metabolically Active (KBMA) E. coli strain, and to determine its characteristics as a possible vaccine candidate for UTI, which will be evaluated in further investigations.

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Name: Microbial pathogenesis
ISSN: 1096-1208
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