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Abstract

Diabetic mice were significantly more susceptible than normal mice to bladder infection with or but not to intraperitoneal infection. Normal urine inhibited the growth of and , whereas urine from diabetic mice permitted multiplication. The addition of urea to urine from diabetic mice restored its antibacterial properties for and We consider that the decreased urea content of the urine of diabetic mice was responsible for their increased susceptibility to bacterial infection of the bladder.

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1989-10-01
2020-01-18
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