Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 27th, 2003
"In the present study, the inheritance of resistance and susceptibility to bladder and kidney infections in BALB/c, C3H/HeJ, F-1, and backcross mice was investigated, and the number of genes contributing to the phenotypes was estimated," wrote W.J. Hopkins and colleagues, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine.
"Infections were induced in female mice by intravesical inoculation with Escherichia coli, and the number of bacteria in bladder and kidneys was quantified at 10 days. The (BALB/c x C3H/HeJ) F-1 mice had bladder and kidney infection intensities equivalent to those...
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