The Tol-Pal System of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Is Responsible for Optimal Internalization Into and Aggregation Within Bladder Epithelial Cells, Colonization of the Urinary Tract of Mice, and Bacterial Motility

Urinary tracts infection (UTI) caused by uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) is a common infectious disease. With the shortage of new antimicrobial agents, the increase in UPEC resistance to commonly used drugs, such as fluoroquinolones and β-lactams including carbapenems is a critical issue. UPEC...

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Main Authors: Hidetada Hirakawa, Kazutomo Suzue, Kumiko Kurabayashi, Haruyoshi Tomita
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2019-08-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
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