Immunoresponse to Gram-Negative Bacteria in Infants: An Aspect of Pathogenesis of Urinary Tract Infections

  • W. Marget
  • M. Westenfelder
  • C. Galanos


Gram-negative infections in young infants between 3 and 12 months lead to specific antibody responses (ABR). In all cases the ABR was found to be of short duration with maximum titres being reached within two weeks and then decreasing rapidly. In all cases effective chemotherapy was administered either immediately or after testing the sensitivity of the causative organism, i.e. not later than two days after manifestation of the infection.


Urinary Tract Infection Blood Group Causative Organism Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection Maximum Titre 
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  • W. Marget
  • M. Westenfelder
  • C. Galanos

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