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Bacterial toxin may play important role in acute, chronic urinary tract infections

Researchers from the University of Utah have identified a process by which the most common types of urinary tract infection-causing bacteria are able to trigger bladder cell shedding and disable immune responses. According to this new study, published in the Jan. 19, 2012, issue of Cell Host & Microbe, α-hemolysin, a toxin secreted by… Bacterial toxin may play important role in acute, chronic urinary tract infections   



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