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Bugs filch copper to spread urinary infections

July 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Bugs causing serious urinary tract infections stay ahead of the immune system by filching copper to prevent the metal from being used against them, says a ... Read more...

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Thieving bacteria steal iron from us

February 21st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Bacteria that cause urinary tract infections (UTIs) make more tools for stealing from their host than friendly versions of the same bacteria found in the gut, according to ... Read more...

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