Urinary Tract Infection: An Infection Caused by Gram-Negative Bacteria especially E. coli
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Muhammad Imran Qadir,
Muhammad Mubashar Idrees
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) occurs due to inflammation of the urinary
tract including bladder, urethra and kidneys by invading gram-negative bacteria
especially E. coli. Signs and symptoms of UTI are fever, vomiting, nausea and
irritation during urination. Clinical diagnosis is done by using a nitrite test and
microbial culture on Cysteine Lactose Electrolyte Deficient (CLED) media plates.
Penicillin, cephalosporin, carbapenem and some other antibiotics are used to cure this
Gram-Negative Bacteria, Microbial Culture, Urinary Tract Infection.