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Effect of sub‐lethal doses of vancomycin and oxacillin on biofilm formation by vancomycin intermediate resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Biofilms are means of protection to bacteria against antibiotics and antibodies. Catheters and others tube devices used by patients are prone to accumulation of thick layers of biofilms as hidingExpand
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Biofilm formation and dispersal of Staphylococcus aureus under the influence of oxacillin.
A total of 180 food borne isolates of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) (oxacillin MICs 864 μg/ml) were used in the present study to investigate the effect of oxacillin on biofilmExpand
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Role of extra-cellular fatty acids in vancomycin induced biofilm formation by vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
  • Z. Mirani, N. Jamil
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences
  • 1 March 2013
In the present study a vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) (VRSA) (Labeled as CP2) was isolated from the blood of a post-operative cardiac patient is described. It harbors aExpand
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Prevalence of Staphylococci in commercially processed food products in Karachi-Pakistan
Objectives: This study was designed to determine the prevalence of Staphylococci, Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), and Methicillin Resistant S. aureus (MRSA) in commercially prepared food itemsExpand
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An analysis of public and private agricultural extension services in Balochistan, Pakistan
ABSTRACT:Present research sought to analyze public and private sector extension in Balochistan province of Pakistan. Five districts, one from each ecological zone, were selected which are TurbatExpand
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Small colony variants have a major role in stability and persistence of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms
The present study was conducted to investigate the significance of small colony variants (SCVs) in biofilm life cycle of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and methicillin-susceptibleExpand
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Relationship of cell surface hydrophobicity with biofilm formation and growth rate: A study on Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and Escherichia coli
Objective(s): This study was designed to determine the relationship of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and Escherichia coli isolates in multispecies biofilms and their individualExpand
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Identification and growth optimization of a Marine Bacillus DK1-SA11 having potential of producing broad spectrum antimicrobial compounds.
Control of harmful bacteria in food, aquaculture, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, hospitals and recreation water pools are of great global concern. Marine bacteria are an enormous source ofExpand
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Effect of vancomycin on the cytoplasmic membrane fatty acid profile of vancomycin-resistant and -susceptible isolates of Staphylococcus aureus
  • Z. Mirani, N. Jamil
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official…
  • 2013
This study was designed to analyze the effect of vancomycin on the cytoplasmic membrane fatty acid (FA) composition of vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA), vancomycin-intermediateExpand
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Effect of stress on biofilm formation by icaA positive and negative strains of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of physical and chemical stress factors e.g. antibiotics, NaCl, glucose, heat shock, cold shock and sonic waves on biofilm formation by icaA positive and negativeExpand
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