Couteaudier, Y., Viaud, M., Riba, G.: Genetic nature, stability, and improved virulence of hybrids from protoplast fusion in Beauveria. Microb Ecol 32 , 1 (1996).
Genetic nature, stability, and improved virulence of hybrids from
Authors:Helen Y. Buse, Frank W. Schaefer III, and Eugene W. Rice
not in Fn; (2) absence of 40+ genes in the Fn genome that is present in LVS and Schu4; and (3) presence of approximately 10 genes and pseudogenes unique to Schu4 that presumably confers greater virulence observed with tularensis strains compared with
related to mainly immunocompromised patients, and a wide range of clinical complications can occur [ 2 ]. The plastic genome of A. baumannii , which mutates rapidly when faced with severe conditions, and fundamental mechanisms of virulence beyond
Authors:Estera Jachowicz, Monika Pobiega, Anna Różańska, and Jadwiga Wójkowska-Mach
CDI is generally contracted endogenously and by fecal–oral route, primarily through the hands of medical staff [ 1 , 31 ]. C. difficile has many virulence factors, including ability to synthesize toxins A, B and binary toxin (CDT), presence of cilia
-acquired and healthcare-associated infections worldwide [ 3 ]. In recent decades, due to its tendency to develop antibiotic resistance and increasing virulence factor, lead to emerging this bacterium as clinically important organism [ 4, 5 ]. Klebsiella
, opportunistic pathogen with low virulence, mainly implicated in nosocomial outbreaks affecting neonates and immunocompromised patients [ 4 , 5 ]. Most of the affected patients in the literature had severe underlying illnesses (hematological malignancies or
Authors:Bojan Pavlović, Dragana D. Božić, Jovica Milovanović, Ana Jotić, Vojko Djukić, Slobodanka Djukić, Neda Konstantinović, and Ivana Ćirković
superior biofilm structure may be an important virulence factor in resistant bacterial strains, which is a result of great importance for future research studies.
The use of antibiotics for surgical procedures is a common practice among