[Non-specific adherence of Enterococcus faecalis strains isolated from healthy voluntaries and infection of urinary tract].

Enterococcus faecalis is a component of human and animal gastrointestinal microflora. However, the adhesion is considered to be the key step in the pathogenesis of enterococcal infections and the first step of biofilm formation. We aimed to compare and evaluate adherence of strains considered to be commensal flora (isolated from healthy volunteers) and… (More)