Search for dissertations about: "enterococci biofilm"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words enterococci biofilm.

  1. 1. Battling Bacterial Biofilm - antibiotic regimens targeting Grampositive pathogens in biofilm

    Author : Anna Holmberg; Sektion III; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biofilm; antibiotic susceptibility; prosthetic joint infection; MBEC; Enterococcus faecalis; Enterococcus faecium; Propionibacterium acnes.;

    Abstract : AbstractBacteria in most environments encase themselves in a hydrated matrix of polysaccharide and protein, forming organized communities called biofilms. In the biofilm bacteria are protected against hostile environments. Biofilms are important clinically because of their persistence despite host defence and their recalcitrance to antimicrobials. READ MORE

  2. 2. Staphylococci and Enterococci : Studies on activity of antimicrobial agents and detection of genes involved in biofilm formation

    Author : Carina Claesson; Lennart Nilsson; Anita Hällgren; Hans-Jürg Monstein; Håkan Hanberger; Sollid Ericson Sollid; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The Gram-positive cocci, Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase negative staphylococci (CoNS), Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium, are the bacteria most often isolated from patients with hospital acquired infections. S. READ MORE