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Genotyping of urinary and fecal Proteus mirabilis isolates from individuals with long-term urinary catheters

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S.M. was supported by EPSRC grant GR/R66517/01.

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Mathur, S., Sabbuba, N.A., Suller, M.T.E. et al. Genotyping of urinary and fecal Proteus mirabilis isolates from individuals with long-term urinary catheters. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24, 643–644 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10096-005-0003-0

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Keywords

  • Colistin
  • Bacteriuria
  • Proteus Mirabilis
  • Urethral Meatus
  • Suprapubic Catheter