Aspergillus fumigatus forms biofilms with reduced antifungal drug susceptibility on bronchial epithelial cells.

@article{Seidler2008AspergillusFF,
  title={Aspergillus fumigatus forms biofilms with reduced antifungal drug susceptibility on bronchial epithelial cells.},
  author={Marc J Seidler and Stefanie Salvenmoser and F M C M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={52 11},
  pages={4130-6}
}
Aspergillus fumigatus is a leading cause of death in immunocompromised patients and a frequent colonizer of the respiratory tracts of asthma and cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. Biofilms enable bacteria and yeasts to persist in infections and can contribute to antimicrobial resistance. We investigated the ability of A. fumigatus to form biofilms on… CONTINUE READING