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UCLA Study Finds Unprecedented Bacterial Resistance To Standard Antibiotic In Treating Kidney Infections

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March 22, 2000
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A UCLA study published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association showed that the bacteria causing kidney infections, one of the most common serious infections affecting adult women, has become resistant to a standard antibiotic, leading to treatment failure and increased health care costs. The highest bacterial resistance was found on the West Coast.

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University Of California, Los Angeles. (2000, March 22). UCLA Study Finds Unprecedented Bacterial Resistance To Standard Antibiotic In Treating Kidney Infections. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/03/000322091124.htm
University Of California, Los Angeles. "UCLA Study Finds Unprecedented Bacterial Resistance To Standard Antibiotic In Treating Kidney Infections." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/03/000322091124.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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