Urinary Tract Infection Caused by Capnophilic Escherichia coli


    Urinary Tract Infection Caused by Capnophilic Escherichia coli To the Editor: Increased atmo-spheric CO 2 concentrations promote the growth of fastidious microorgan-isms. However, the possibility that a strain of Escherichia coli can be CO 2 dependent is exceptional (1). An isolate of capnophilic E. coli was responsible for a urinary tract in-


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