Authors:Aleksandra Šmitran, Dragana Vuković, Nataša Opavski, Ina Gajić, Jelena Marinković, Ljiljana Božić, Irena Živanović, Dušan Kekić, Sunčica Popović, and Lazar Ranin
antimicrobial therapy for TPh. Biofilm formation has been suggested as an important aspect of the carrier (CA) state and antibiotic treatment failures [ 3 ]. The ability of GAS to form biofilm was recently recognized as an important virulence trait of the
Authors:P. Hermann, Zs. Berek, G. Nagy, and et al.
, F. C.: Virulence for mice of a proteinase-secreting strain of Candida albicans and a proteinase-deficient mutant. J Gen Microbiol 129 , 431 (1983).
Virulence for mice of a proteinase-secreting strain of Candida albicans
Unlike Staphylococcus aureus , the negative coagulase staphylococci are not equipped with a wide range of virulence factors, and their pathogenicity is attributed to the ability of biofilm formation [ 1 , 2
Authors:E Burgettiné Böszörményi, S Németh, A Fodor, K Bélafiné Bakó, D Vozik, Z Csima, and I Barcs
Amphotericin B and fluconazole. Its hypha-producing ability and enzyme production (phospholipase, protease, and haemolysin) only increase its virulence [ 6 ].
The number of C. krusei, C. glabrata , and C. tropicalis infections also increases
Authors:Asieh Taji, Hamid Heidari, Hadi Sedigh Ebrahim-Saraie, Jamal Sarvari, and Mohammad Motamedifar
Multiple drug-resistant enterococci are the major cause of healthcare-associated infections due to their virulence and antibiotic resistance traits [ 1 – 4 ]. They are considered as critical agent for the
Authors:Aram Sharifi, Ali Ahmadi, and Abdolmajid Mohammadzadeh
resistance, the QS is a main target for disrupting bacterial virulence [ 37 ]. On the other hand, researchers have demonstrated that mutation in or downregulation of pfs and/or luxS genes can result in biofilm disruption as well as other adverse effects