Published in Health and Medicine Week, March 8th, 2004
According to a study from the United States, "from October 1999 through January 2000, an Escherichia coli clonal group (designated ''CgA'') was isolated from the urine of nearly one-half of all women with urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMZ)-resistant E. coli in a California community. This study describes the prevalence of pyelonephritis caused by CgA in the same community."
"E. coli isolates were characterized by enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus (ERIC2) polymerase chain reaction (PCR),...
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