Lactobacillus fermentum RC-14 inhibits Staphylococcus aureus infection of surgical implants in rats.

@article{Gan2002LactobacillusFR,
  title={Lactobacillus fermentum RC-14 inhibits Staphylococcus aureus infection of surgical implants in rats.},
  author={Bing Siang Gan and Juan Kim and Gregor Reid and Peter A. Cadieux and Jeffrey C. Howard},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2002},
  volume={185 9},
  pages={1369-72}
}
Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of community and hospital-acquired infections. Moreover, the clinical impact of S. aureus is on the rise because of the global increase in the incidence of multidrug-resistant strains and its growing prevalence as a major cause of surgical infections. As a result, there is a pressing need to identify new antistaphylococcal agents and preventative strategies that will help in the management of these types of infections. This report describes the successful… CONTINUE READING

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