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Association of the Lewis blood-group phenotype with recurrent urinary tract infections in women

The New England Journal of Medicine

Mar 23, 1989

J SheinfeldW R Fair

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Blood-group antigens are found on the surface of urothelial cells and may affect bacterial adherence and thereby the susceptibility to urinary tract infection. We determined the ABO, P, and Lewis blood-group phenotypes in 49 white women with histories of recurrent urinary tract infectio...read more

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Urinary Tract Infection
Lewis Blood-Group System
Antigens
Bacterial Adhesion
Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
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Phenotype Determination
Adherence (Attribute)
Blood Group Antigens
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Association of the Lewis blood-group phenotype with recurrent urinary tract infections in women

The New England Journal of Medicine

Mar 23, 1989

J SheinfeldW R Fair

PMID: 2922027

DOI: 10.1056/nejm198903233201205

Abstract

Blood-group antigens are found on the surface of urothelial cells and may affect bacterial adherence and thereby the susceptibility to urinary tract infection. We determined the ABO, P, and Lewis blood-group phenotypes in 49 white women with histories of recurrent urinary tract infectio...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Urinary Tract Infection
Lewis Blood-Group System
Antigens
Bacterial Adhesion
Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
Relapse
Phenotype Determination
Adherence (Attribute)
Blood Group Antigens
38

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