E. coli Urinary Tract Infection: Biology and Prevention
Protocol: 030-445358
Full Title
E. coli Urinary Tract Infection: Biology and Prevention
Description
The purpose of the research is to identify and study proteins or other factors from bacteria in an effort to develop a vaccine or new antibiotics to prevent/treat urinary tract infections.

We expect that you will be in this research study for an open-ended duration as long as you are willing to donate urine.

Study Visits will be in UB South Campus.

Compensation is not available for this study.

Technical Description

The purpose of the research is to identify and study proteins or other factors from the bacteria Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, or Acinetobacter baumannii in an effort to develop a vaccine or new antibiotics to prevent/treat urinary tract infections caused by these bacteria. Urine is collected from healthy volunteers and this urine is used in the research laboratory for in vitro studies.
Compensation: No
Eligibility
Healthy volunteers who:
1- Have not had a urinary tract infection in the past
2- Do not presently have pain when they urinate
3- Do not presently have burning when they urinate
4- Have not been urinating more frequently recently
5- Are not presently taking any antibiotics
Age Group: Adults
Principal Investigator: THOMAS RUSSO
Want to Learn More?
Let us know how the study team can reach you. If you do not hear back within 2 business days, reach out to the study team directly at the contact information above or email ctsiresearch@buffalo.edu and someone will assist you.