Biofilms: microbes and disease.

@article{Aparna2008BiofilmsMA,
  title={Biofilms: microbes and disease.},
  author={Madhu Sharma Aparna and Sarita R Yadav},
  journal={The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={526-30}
}
Bacteria that attach to surface aggregate in a hydrated polymeric matrix of their own synthesis to form biofilms. These represent microbial societies with their own defense and communication system. Transitioning from acute to chronic infection is frequently associated with biofilm formation.Bacteria in biofilms are innately more resistant to antimicrobial… CONTINUE READING