[Bacterial biofilms: their importance in animal health and public health].

@article{Tremblay2014BacterialBT,
  title={[Bacterial biofilms: their importance in animal health and public health].},
  author={Yannick D. N. Tremblay and Skander Hathroubi and M. -A. Jacques},
  journal={Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire},
  year={2014},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={110-6}
}
Bacterial biofilms are structured communities of bacterial cells enclosed in a self-produced polymer matrix that is attached to a surface. Biofilms protect and allow bacteria to survive and thrive in hostile environments. Bacteria within biofilms can withstand host immune responses, and are much less susceptible to antibiotics and disinfectants when… CONTINUE READING