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Antimicrobial Resistance in UTIs – the Science of Cranberry

Antimicrobial Resistance in UTIs – Exploring the Science of Cranberry


In this concise clinical and evidence-based review, Dr Howell will:

  • Discover the prevalence and recurrence statistics of UTIs globally and in Australia
  • Review the current medical management of UTIs
  • Understand insights into the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
  • Learn about the unusual PAC types and their metabolites in cranberry
  • Examine the mechanisms of action for cranberry in UTIs
  • Find out how cranberry affects E.coli adherence to bladder cells
  • Discover the potential use of cranberry in UTI recurrence and AMR reduction
  • Review the scientific evidence for cranberry in UTIs for adults and children
  • Understand dosages and advantages of supplemental cranberry

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