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 infection.
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Cite this chapter as:Muhammad Imran Qadir, Muhammad Mubashar Idrees ;
Urinary Tract Infection: An Infection Caused by Gram-Negative Bacteria especially E. coli, Bacterial Diseases (2020) 1: 176. https://doi.org/10.2174/9789811473760120010042
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