Journal Article

Who Are You—<i>Staphylococcus saprophyticus?</i>

Raul Raz, Raul Colodner and Calvin M. Kunin

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 40, issue 6, pages 896-898
Published in print March 2005 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online March 2005 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/428353
Who Are You—Staphylococcus saprophyticus?

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Staphylococcus saprophyticus is a leading cause of cystitis in young women. S. saprophyticus shares many clinical features of urinary tract infection caused by Escherichia coli, but differs in pathogenesis, seasonal variation, and geographic distribution. This review summarizes what is known and what still needs to be learned about this microorganism.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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