Screening of Lactobacillus spp. for the prevention of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pulmonary infections

  title={Screening of Lactobacillus spp. for the prevention of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pulmonary infections},
  author={Youenn Alexandre and Rozenn Le Berre and Georges Barbier and Gwenaelle Le Blay},
  booktitle={BMC Microbiology},
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that significantly increases morbidity and mortality in nosocomial infections and cystic fibrosis patients. Its pathogenicity especially relies on the production of virulence factors or resistances to many antibiotics. Since multiplication of antibiotic resistance can lead to therapeutic impasses, it becomes necessary to develop new tools for fighting P. aeruginosa infections. The use of probiotics is one of the ways currently being explored… CONTINUE READING
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