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Longitudinal Follow-Up of Urinary Tract Infections and Their Treatment in Mice using Bioluminescence Imaging

DOI :

10.3791/62614-v

June 14th, 2021

June 14th, 2021

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1Laboratory of Ion Channel Research (LICR), VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain & Disease Research, Leuven, Belgium & Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, KU Leuven, 2Biomedical MRI, Department of Imaging & Pathology, KU Leuven, 3Belgium & KU Leuven Centre of Microbial and Plant Genetics, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology, Leuven, 4Laboratory of Experimental Urology, Department of Development and Regeneration, KU Leuven

This manuscript describes the intravesical administration of uropathogenic bacteria with a lux operon to induce a urinary tract infection in mice and subsequent longitudinal in vivo analysis of the bacterial load using bioluminescence imaging.

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