Stimulation of biofilm formation by antibiotics

  title={Stimulation of biofilm formation by antibiotics},
  author={E. A. Strelkova and Marina V Zhurina and Vladimir K Plakunov and Sergey S Belyaev},
259 The biofilms formed by pathogenic microorgann isms are responsible for a number of chronic infections resistant to antibiotic treatment [1]. The use of medii cal devices introduced into a macroorganism, such as catheters, artificial valves, etc. is hindered by biofilm formation [2–4]. Moreover, biofilms are among the major agents responsible for the… CONTINUE READING