E. Coli

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Examination of Antibiotic Resistant Gene Suggests Low Risk of Transmission

Examination of Antibiotic Resistant Gene Suggests Low Risk of Transmission

Transmission risk of a urinary tract infection caused by drug resistant, mcr-1-positive Escherichia coli seems to be low.

The relative risk for healthcare-associated infections has decreased in the last 15 years due to improvements in awareness of risk associated with devices, infection control, and evidence-based practice regarding use of devices.

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Tetravalent E coli Vaccine Safe, Immunogenic in Women With Recurrent UTI

Tetravalent E coli Vaccine Safe, Immunogenic in Women With Recurrent UTI

Phase 1b trial finds tetravalent E coli bioconjugate vaccine candidate in women with recurrent UTI safe and immunogenic.

New Gene Variant of MCR-1 Found in Multidrug-Resistant Pathogen

New Gene Variant of MCR-1 Found in Multidrug-Resistant Pathogen

Researchers discover a gene variant of MCR-1 from the rectal swab of a leukemic child

Colistin-Resistant Gene Noted for Second Time

Colistin-Resistant Gene Noted for Second Time

May be first case in the United States.

Report Details Some Challenges Involved in Managing Recurrent UTI in Older Men

Report Details Some Challenges Involved in Managing Recurrent UTI in Older Men

Case presented of patient with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase E. coli infection.

More Drug-resistant E. coli Infection Seen at Community Hospitals

More Drug-resistant E. coli Infection Seen at Community Hospitals

A study has found that the rate of ESBL-E. coli infections increased from 5.28 to 10.5 per 100,000 patients between 2009 and 2014.

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