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Actinomycosis: a frequently forgotten disease.
Actinomycosis is a rare subacute or chronic, endogenous infection mainly by Actinomyces species, showing low virulence through fimbriae and biofilms. Cervicofacial, thoracic, abdominal, pelvic andExpand
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Primary and combined resistance to four antimicrobial agents in Helicobacter pylori in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the primary and combined resistance of Helicobacter pylori against four antimicrobial agents by a screening agar method (SAM) and a modified disk diffusionExpand
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Activity of Bulgarian propolis against 94 Helicobacter pylori strains in vitro by agar-well diffusion, agar dilution and disc diffusion methods.
Propolis exhibits antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and other biological effects. The aim of this study was to evaluate the activity of 30 % ethanolic extract of Bulgarian propolis against 94Expand
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Contribution of an arsenal of virulence factors to pathogenesis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an increasingly prevalent opportunistic pathogen that causes a variety of nosocomial infections, life-threatening diseases in immunocompromised persons and chronic pulmonaryExpand
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Geographic map and evolution of primary Helicobacter pylori resistance to antibacterial agents
Antibiotic resistance in Helicobacter pylori is the major cause of eradication failure. Primary H. pylori susceptibility patterns, however, are becoming less predictable. Currently, high (≥20%)Expand
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Campylobacter infection in 682 bulgarian patients with acute enterocolitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and other chronic intestinal diseases.
The aim of the study was to assess Campylobacter infections in 309 patients with acute enterocolitis, 272 patients with relapses of chronic enterocolitis, 70 patients with inflammatory bowel diseaseExpand
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Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Bulgarian hospitals.
The aim of the study was to describe the emergence, the spread, and the prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Bulgaria. Over eight years (1996-2003),Expand
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Prevalence of Virulence Genes Among Bulgarian Nosocomial and Cystic Fibrosis Isolates of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of some virulence genes among 202 Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from cystic fibrosis (CF) patients (n=42) and non-CF in-patients (n=160) and toExpand
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Prevalence of resistant Helicobacter pylori isolates in Bulgarian children.
The aim of this study was to assess the primary and combined resistances of Helicobacter pylori isolates obtained from paediatric patients in 2000-2001 to seven antimicrobial agents. Resistance ratesExpand
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