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Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy

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Published by CRC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infectious & contagious diseases,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Biofilms,
  • Medical,
  • Pathogenic microorganisms,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Science / Microbiology,
  • Anti-infective agents,
  • Reference

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn L. Pace (Editor), Mark Rupp (Editor), Roger G. Finch (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages494
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8125391M
    ISBN 10082472643X
    ISBN 109780824726430

      Rifampin has been used as an agent in combination therapy in orthopedic device-related infections (ODRI) for almost three decades. The aim of this review is to provide data regarding the role of rifampin against biofilm infection in vitro, in animal models, and in clinical ODRI. Available data are gathered in order to present the rational use of rifampin combinations in patients with periprosthetic Cited by: their resilience to therapy and innovative treatment strategies (Review). J Intern Med ; – Biofilm formation of microorganisms causes per-sistent tissue and foreign body infections resistant to treatment with antimicrobial agents. Up to 80% of human bacterial infections are biofilm associ-Cited by:

      Biofilm is now considered to be a primary cause of chronic infection, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria are prevalent in biofilm form. In particular, chronic non-healing wounds commonly harbour complex polymicrobial, pathogenic biofilm that is tolerant to systemic and topical antimicrobial by: Antimicrobial therapy eradicates the planktonic bacteria but not the adherent bacterial biofilms deep within the prostate gland. Another cause of unsuccessful treatment may be the fact that the bacteria within biofilms differ significantly from their planktonic counterparts in metabolic rate, molecular targets and expression of antimicrobial Cited by: 2.

    The antibiotic recalcitrance of biofilm is multifactorial, and includes reduced diffusion of antibiotics, increased level of mutations, enhanced horizontal transfer of resistance determinants, and stress-activated responses inducing antibiotic tolerance [14,15]. Therefore, the need for alternative antimicrobial strategies is by: His current research focuses on bacterial quorum sensing, biofilms, antimicrobial photodynamic therapy and nanobiotechnology. He serves on the editorial boards of various respected journals, has published more than 60 research articles in peer-reviewed international journals, and has authored or co-authored numerous book chapters.


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InBiofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy, Drs Pace, Rupp, and Finch assemble the contributions of more than 50 of the world’s leading authorities on microbial biofilms who present recent findings on antibacterial tolerance and bacterial persistence associated with biofilms and discuses the implications of those findings with regard to human health.

They explore the molecular mechanisms of bacterial adherence, biofilm formation, regulation of biofilm maintenance.

InBiofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy, Drs Pace, Rupp, and Finch assemble the contributions of more than 50 of the world’s leading authorities on microbial biofilms who present recent findings on antibacterial tolerance and bacterial persistence associated with biofilms and discuses the implications of those findings with regard to human health.

They explore the molecular mechanisms of bacterial adherence, biofilm formation, regulation of biofilm maintenance Format: Hardcover. Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy - CRC Press Book Rather than existing in a planktonic or free-living form, evidence indicates that microbes show a preference for living in a sessile form within complex communities called biofilms.

DOI link for Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy. Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy book. Edited By John L. Pace, Mark E.

Rupp, Roger G. Finch. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 29 August Back to book. chapter 8. 16 Pages. Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Infections in Cystic by: 2. DOI link for Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy.

Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy book. Edited By John L. Pace, Mark E. Rupp, Roger G. Finch. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 29 August Back to book. chapter 2. 18 Pages. Economic Impact of Biofilms on Treatment by: "In Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy, Drs.

Pace, Rupp, and Finch assemble the contributions of more than 50 of the world's leading authorities on microbial biofilms who present recent findings on antibacterial tolerance and bacterial persistence associated with biofilms and discuss the implications of those findings with regard to human health."--Jacket.

Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy provides a comprehensive overview of the role of biofilms as they relate to infections and their impact on antimicrobial therapy. The stated goal of the editors is to develop a general understanding, among a broad audience, of the problem posed by by: 1.

Biofilms in Infection and Disease Control: A Healthcare Handbook outlines the scientific evidence and rationale for the prevention of infection, the role biofilms play in infection control, and the issues concerning their resistance to antimicrobials.

This book provides practical guidance for healthcare and infection control professionals, as well as students, for preventing and controlling infection. Biofilms are also the principle causes of infections of the middle-ear, dental caries, gingivitis, prostatitis and cystic fibrosis.

Importantly, biofilms also significantly delay wound healing and reduce antimicrobial efficiency in at-risk or infected skin wounds. Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy Rather than existing in a planktonic or free-living form, evidence indicates that microbes show a preference for living in a sessile form within complex communities called biofilms.

Medical books Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy. Dear Colleagues, Biofilms present an important problem in modern medicine. These matrix-enclosed microbial communities are involved in the majority of bacterial infections, are highly resistant to antimicrobial therapy and a common cause of therapeutic failure.

Get this from a library. Biofilms, infection, and antimicrobial therapy. [John L Pace; Mark Rupp; R G Finch;] -- Rather than existing in a planktonic or free-living form, evidence indicates that microbes show a preference for living in a sessile form within complex communities called biofilms.

Biofilms appear. Endpoints of antimicrobial treatment of biofilm infections in vivo. Most current, general concepts on endpoints of antibiotic treatment are based on observations from acute infections for which antibiotics are usually curative (e.g.

pneumonia and sepsis). This is different for biofilm by: Antimicrobial agents are usually administered during valve replacement and whenever the patient has dental work to prevent initial attachment by killing all microorganisms introduced into the bloodstream. As with biofilms on other indwelling devices, relatively few patients can be cured of a biofilm infection by antibiotic therapy alone.

Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy edited by John L. Pace. Biofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy provides an in-depth exploration of biofilms, offering broad background information, as well a detailed look at the serious concerns to which biofilm-associated infections give rise.

Features: Provides up-to-date accounts of treatments of intravascular catheter and orthopedic. In my practice, I also use it as an option for a gentler antimicrobial agent. Colloidal silver is effective at treating topical biofilms, such as in wound dressings (31, 32).

Applications in vivo are still under research. Although used successfully to treat a sheep model of bacterial sinusitis (33). Nanostructures for Antimicrobial Therapy discusses the pros and cons of the use of nanostructured materials in the prevention and eradication of infections, highlighting the efficient microbicidal effect of nanoparticles against antibiotic-resistant pathogens and biofilms.

Conventional antibiotics are becoming ineffective towards microorganisms due to their widespread and often inappropriate use. Biofilms: An Extra Hurdle for Effective Antimicrobial Therapy Article Literature Review in Current Pharmaceutical Design 16(20) July with 80 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Pathophysiology. Biofilm development on the surface of implants is the main hindrance of infection eradication. Bacteria growing in biofilms are proven to be up to times more resistant to antibiotics than in the planktonic state, 2 and the antibiotic effect decreases even more with increasing age of biofilms.

3 In periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), it was shown that failure rates of Cited by: 2. These results demonstrate for the first time that, shock waves, combined with antibiotic treatment can be used to treat biofilm infection on medical devices as well as in situ by:.

About this book. Introduction. Biofilms are implicated in many common medical problems including urinary tract infections, catheter infections, middle-ear infections, dental plaque, gingivitis, and some less common but more lethal processes such as endocarditis and infections in cystic fibrosis.InBiofilms, Infection, and Antimicrobial Therapy, Drs Pace, Rupp, and Finch assemble the contributions of more than 50 of the world’s leading authorities on microbial biofilms who present recent.A biofilm is a community of microbes that adhere to a surface in an enclosed structure or matrix.

The matrix is composed extracellular polymeric substances, minerals, blood components, DNA, and other particles. Biofilms can attach to many different surfaces including our teeth, yes our dental plaque is Location: Joyce Blvd, Fayetteville,AR.