Abstract Title:

[D-mannose for prevention and treatment of lower urinary tract infection: pathogenetic basics and clinical results].

Abstract Source:

Urologiia. 2020 Sep(4):131-138. PMID: 32897027

Abstract Author(s):

I V Kuz'min, M N Slesarevskaya, S H Al-Shukri

Article Affiliation:

I V Kuz'min


Non-antibacterial methods of prevention and treatment of lower urinary tract infection are described in the article. The current view on the mechanism of treatment effect of D-mannose is presented, which contributes to the prevention of bacterial invasion. Pathogenetic concepts for using D-mannose as specific antiadhesin or a competitive blocker of bacterial invasion is provided. In addition, we discussed the results of basic and clinical studies, proving the efficiency of D-mannose for prevention and treatment of lower urinary tract infection.

Study Type : Review

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