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Biofilm-based Healthcare-associated Infections

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Beschreibung

The aim of this book is to provide readers with a wide overview of the main healthcare-associated infections caused by bacteria and fungi able to grow as biofilm. The recently acquired knowledge on the pivotal role played by biofilm-growing microorganisms in healthcare-related infections has given a new dynamic to detection, prevention and treatment of these infections in patients admitted to both acute care hospitals and long-term care facilities. Clinicians, hygienists and microbiologists will be updated by leading scientists on the state-of-art of biofilm-based infections and on the most innovative strategies for prevention and treatment of these infections, often caused by emerging multidrug-resistant biofilm-growing microorganisms.



Inhalt
1. Persister cells in biofilm associated infections; Brian P. Conlon, Sarah E. Rowe and Kim Lewis
2. Fungal biofilms in human disease; Craig Williams and Gordon Ramage
3. Biofilm-Infected Pressure Ulcers: Current Knowledge and Emerging Treatment Strategies; Louise Suleman and Steven L Percival
4. Microbial biofilms and adverse reactions to gel fillers used in cosmetic surgery; Morten Alhede, Lise H Christensen and Thomas Bjarnsholt
5. Role of biofilms in breast implant associated infections and capsular contracture; Jose L del Pozo, Cristina Auba
6. Innovative strategies for combating biofilm-based infections; Roberta J. Melander & Christian Melander
7. Antimicrobial polymers for anti-biofilm medical devices: state of art and perspectives; Iolanda Francolini, Gianfranco Donelli, Fernanda Crisante, Vincenzo Taresco, Antonella Piozzi
8. Antimicrobial Photodynamic Therapy for Treatment of Biofilm-based Infections; Merrill A Biel
9. Anti-Biofilm Agents in Control of Device-Related Infections; Salman Ahmed and Rabih O. Darouiche
10. Lipid- and polymer-based drug delivery carriers for eradicating microbial biofilms causing medical device-related infections; Tamilvanan Shunmugaperumal, Varinder Kaur, Raja Sekharan Thenrajan.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Biofilm-based Healthcare-associated Infections
Untertitel: Volume II
Editor:
EAN: 9783319097824
ISBN: 978-3-319-09782-4
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Springer International Publishing
Herausgeber: Springer
Genre: Medizin
Veröffentlichung: 10.11.2014
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Dateigrösse: 4.91 MB
Anzahl Seiten: 195
Jahr: 2014
Untertitel: Englisch

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