The infection that affects half of women and its link to antibiotic resistance – podcast

Anyone who has had a urinary tract infection knows how painful it can be. Some infections clear up on their own, but many infections require antibiotics.

Beneath the surface of this common infection lie many mysteries, unanswered questions and unnecessary suffering. And it goes to the heart of the challenge of tackling antimicrobial resistance.

Madeleine Finlay speaks to Dr Jennifer Rohn, head of the Center for Urological Biology at University College London, about what we now understand about how urinary tract infections develop and the complexities surrounding their treatment

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