Evaluation of two different screening methods for detection of biofilm formation among the clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus

Author : S.Umadevi, M Sailaja

Staphylococci are most often associated with chronic infections of implanted medical devices. The use of indwelling medical devices is important in the treatment of critically and chronically ill patients, however bacterial colonization of implanted foreign material can cause major medical and economic sequel. The increased use of indwelling medical devices has had considerable impact on the role of Staphylococci in clinical medicine.

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