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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Contact: Proteus can be transmitted like many bacteria by human to human contact. Proteus is normal in your gut. Good hygiene including frequent hand washing ... Read More
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Dr. Ted Saha answered
43 years experience Palliative Care
Motile bacteria.: Proteus is another cause of urinary tract inf, especially in the setting of indwelling urinary catheter, and hospital- acquired infections. Occasional ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
20 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Some bacteria, (fortunately not all), including P. Mirabilis, can become resistant to any antibiotic which it was previously sensitive to. This usual ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, no, or maybe: Depends on how one looks at the words. Sexual contact is a type of human contact, so anything that can be transmitted by human contact obviously can b ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Normal.: Proteus Mirabilis is a normal part of the human gastrointestinal bacterial flora. No worries.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Common: Proteus mirabilis is often found as a cause of urinary tract infection. Because the bug produces a urease enzyme, the urea in the urine is metabolize ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Spreader: This motile bacteria will spread out across the surface of an agar plate and often obliterate the growth of other organisms which may be present. It ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Proteus mirabilis: This is a potential cause of urinary tract infection, or if you have spillage of fecal contents into the peritoneum from a bowel perforation it may be ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
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Cultures are best: A urinalysis is a quick check of the urine that shows the presence of blood, protein, ph, specific gravity, and a quick evaluation of possible infect ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Proteus mirabilis: This would be incredibly unusual and would seriously question the diagnosis. This organism is most commonly found in the GI tract and can cause uti. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Proteus mirabilis: I am assuming you have UTI with this organism. If so, Amoxicillin may be quite effective, assuming the strain you have is sensitive. Of greater concer ... Read More
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