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Microbes Infect. 2000 Oct;2(12):1497-505.

Pathogenesis of Proteus mirabilis urinary tract infection.

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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland, 655 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA.

Abstract

Proteus mirabilis is a causative agent of cystitis and pyelonephritis primarily in individuals with indwelling catheters or structural abnormalities of the urinary tract. The organism produces a variety of unique virulence factors that contribute to its pathogenicity and persistence in the human host.

PMID:
11099936
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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