Comparison of biofilm formation between major clonal lineages of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

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Vanhommerig, Evelyn; Moons, Pieter; Pirici, Daniel; Lammens, Christine; Hernalsteens, Jean-Pierre; De Greve, Henri; Kumar-Singh, Samir; Goossens, Herman; Malhotra-Kumar, Surbhi;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4126748, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104561
  • Subject: Microbial pathogens | Research Article | Engineering sciences. Technology | Infectious Diseases | Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus | Microbial Ecology | Ecology | Bacteriology | Staphylococcus | Bacterial Biofilms | Staphylococcus aureus | Biology and life sciences | Biology | Microbiology | Medicine | Bacterial pathogens | Bacterial Diseases | Medical microbiology | Q | R | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Biofilms | Human medicine
    mesheuropmc: bacterial infections and mycoses | biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition

Abstract: Objectives Epidemic methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) clones cause infections in both hospital and community settings. As a biofilm phenotype further facilitates evasion of the host immune system and antibiotics, we compared the biofilm-forming capacities... View more
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