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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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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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How to isolate, identify and determine antimicrobial susceptibility of anaerobic bacteria in routine laboratories.
BACKGROUND There has been increased interest in the study of anaerobic bacteria that cause human infection during the past decade. Many new genera and species have been described using 16S rRNA geneExpand
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Helicobacter pylori susceptibility to fosfomycin, rifampin, and 5 usual antibiotics for H. pylori eradication.
The aim of the study was to assess Helicobacter pylori resistance to fosfomycin, rifampin, and 5 other antibiotics. Susceptibility of 50 consecutive H. pylori strains was tested by E test andExpand
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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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Clonal dissemination of multilocus sequence type ST15 KPC‐2‐producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Bulgaria
A total of 36 consecutive clinical and two fecal‐screening carbapenem‐resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from two Bulgarian university hospitals (Varna and Pleven) were investigated.Expand
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In vitro activity of Bulgarian propolis against 94 clinical isolates of anaerobic bacteria.
UNLABELLED The aim was to evaluate the effect of 30% ethanolic extract of Bulgarian propolis on 94 clinical anaerobic strains. The strains were tested by both agar-well diffusion (wells, 7 mmExpand
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