What are the less common organisms in complicated urinary tract infection (UTI)?

Updated: Jul 01, 2021
  • Author: Tibor Fulop, MD, PhD, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Unusual organisms include Mycoplasma, Pseudomonas, and urea-splitting organisms. Pseudomonas aeruginosa has several mechanisms that promote adherence, including alginate, other membrane proteins, pili, and surface-associated exoenzyme S.


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