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Effect of antimicrobial agents on the ecological balance of human microflora.
The normal microflora acts as a barrier against colonisation of potentially pathogenic microorganisms and against overgrowth of already present opportunistic microorganisms. Control of growth of… Expand
Metronidazole is still the drug of choice for treatment of anaerobic infections.
Metronidazole has been used for the treatment of infections for >45 years and is still successfully used for the treatment of trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, and giardiasis. Anaerobic bacterial… Expand
Antimicrobial resistance in Clostridium difficile.
- H. Huang, A. Weintraub, Hong Fang, C. Nord
- Biology, Medicine
- International journal of antimicrobial agents
- 1 December 2009
Clostridium difficile is the leading cause of hospital-acquired diarrhoea and the number of outbreaks has risen markedly since 2003. The emergence and spread of resistance in C. difficile is… Expand
An Expanded Multilocus Sequence Typing Scheme for Propionibacterium acnes: Investigation of ‘Pathogenic’, ‘Commensal’ and Antibiotic Resistant Strains
The Gram-positive bacterium Propionibacterium acnes is a member of the normal human skin microbiota and is associated with various infections and clinical conditions. There is tentative evidence to… Expand
Distinct ribotypes and rates of antimicrobial drug resistance in Clostridium difficile from Shanghai and Stockholm.
- H. Huang, H. Fang, A. Weintraub, C. Nord
- Biology, Medicine
- Clinical microbiology and infection : the…
- 1 December 2009
Seventy-five clinical isolates of Clostridium difficile from Shanghai and 80 from Stockholm were investigated. The prevalence of toxin A-negative, toxin B-positive isolates of C. difficile among… Expand
Detection and quantitation by lysis-filtration of bacteremia after different oral surgical procedures.
Patients with bacteremia after dental extraction, third-molar surgery, dental scaling, endodontic treatment, and bilateral tonsillectomy were studied by means of lysis-filtration of blood samples… Expand
Frequency of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea in 2462 antibiotic-treated hospitalized patients: a prospective study.
- J. Wiström, S. Norrby, +6 authors B. Svenungsson
- The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
The frequency of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea (AAD) and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea (CdAD) was prospectively determined in a population of 2462 patients recruited from five Swedish… Expand
Same Exposure but Two Radically Different Responses to Antibiotics: Resilience of the Salivary Microbiome versus Long-Term Microbial Shifts in Feces
ABSTRACT Due to the spread of resistance, antibiotic exposure receives increasing attention. Ecological consequences for the different niches of individual microbiomes are, however, largely ignored.… Expand
Ligature wires and elastomeric rings: two methods of ligation, and their association with microbial colonization of Streptococcus mutans and lactobacilli.
- C. Forsberg, V. Brattström, E. Malmberg, C. Nord
- European journal of orthodontics
- 1 October 1991
Twelve orthodontic patients undergoing treatment with fixed appliances took part in the present study. In all patients elastomeric rings were used for ligation on one side of the dental arch midline,… Expand
Antimicrobial agents and Clostridium difficile in acute enteric disease: epidemiological data from Sweden, 1980-1982.
The carrier rate of Clostridium difficile in an adult Swedish population was found to be 11 (1.9%) of 594. All isolates were toxigenic in vitro, but no healthy individual harbored free cytotoxin in… Expand