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Biofilm Formation in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Strains: Relationship with Urovirulence Factors and Antimicrobial Resistance

By Sara M. Soto, Francesc Marco, Elisabet Guiral and Jordi Vila

Submitted: December 9th 2010Reviewed: April 20th 2011Published: September 6th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/24626

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Sara M. Soto, Francesc Marco, Elisabet Guiral and Jordi Vila (September 6th 2011). Biofilm Formation in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Strains: Relationship with Urovirulence Factors and Antimicrobial Resistance, Clinical Management of Complicated Urinary Tract Infection Ahmad Nikibakhsh, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/24626. Available from:

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