• planktonic
  • 1999). Bacteria in biofilm form are very difficult to eradicate and more resistant to the host immune response and standard antimicrobial agents, such as antibiotics, antiseptics and disinfectant than planktonic form (Bridier et al . (pjmonline.org)
  • effective
  • Gene expression analysis of mouse splenocytes suggested that biofilm-released cells might be particularly effective at activating inflammatory and antigen presenting cells and inducing cellular apoptosis. (frontiersin.org)