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*  Use of aryl carbamates in agriculture and other plant-related areas - North Carolina State University
... removing or inhibiting microbial biofilm formation or microbial infection in a plant or plant part thereof, including applying ... of biofilm formation for S. epidermidis, methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE ... found 547.4257.. Example 2: Activity Testing. Standard assays are employed to assess the effect of the aryl carbamate compounds ... The method of claim 1, wherein said bacterial biofilm formation or bacterial infection is caused by a Xanthomonas species. 21. ...
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*  Enterococcus faecium - Wikipedia
Approximately 40% of medical intensive care units reportedly found that the majority, respectively 80% and 90.4%, of device- ... allows the bacteria to aggregate and form biofilms. Additional virulence factors include aggregation substance (AS), cytosolin ... Enterococcus faecium is a Gram-positive, alpha-hemolytic or nonhemolytic bacterium in the genus Enterococcus. It can be ... Enterococcus faecium has been a leading cause of multi-drug resistant enterococcal infections over Enterococcus faecalis in the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enterococcus_faecium
*  A New Way to Attack Pathogens - Newsroom - University of Rochester Medical Center
... and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium.. Especially promising was its activity against MRSA biofilms, whose formation is ... That find might make it possible to eventually combine an agent like RNPA1000 with other drugs that also target the infection. ... The team found that RNPA1000 is active against the predominant MRSA types circulating in the United States, vancomycin ... The team found one, a small molecule called RNPA1000, that brings MRSA nearly to a standstill. ...
  https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/3110/a-new-way-to-attack-pathogens.aspx
*  Measurement of ampicillin, vancomycin, linezolid and gentamicin activity against enterococcal biofilms : Journal of...
Results for Enterococcus faecium were similar for vancomycin and linezolid but this species was generally more resistant to ... You can change your cookie settings at any time.Find out more. Jump to Content Jump to Main Navigation User Account *Sign in. ... Background: Enterococci frequently cause biofilm infections but susceptibility of clinical isolates growing in biofilms has not ... Background: Enterococci frequently cause biofilm infections but susceptibility of clinical isolates growing in biofilms has not ...
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*  Frontiers | Characteristics of and Virulence Factors Associated with Biofilm Formation in Clinical Enterococcus faecalis...
The expression of cylA was raised (4.02 to 6.00-fold) in weak biofilm isolates compared to the biofilm-negative isolates, and ... cylA was associated with weak biofilm formation, and esp was only associated with strong or medium biofilm formation of the ... faecalis biofilm formation in a sample of clinical isolates and to explore the virulence factors associated with biofilm ... faecalis biofilm formation in a sample of clinical isolates and to explore the virulence factors associated with biofilm ...
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*  Enterococcus faecium - Wikipedia
... faecium in a hospital setting. The study found that isolates of the bacterium from after 2010 were 10 times more tolerant of ... allows the bacteria to aggregate and form biofilms. Additional virulence factors include aggregation substance (AS), cytosolin ... Enterococcus faecium is a Gram-positive, alpha-hemolytic or nonhemolytic bacterium in the genus Enterococcus.[1] It can be ... Vancomycin-resistant EnterococciEdit. Enterococcus faecium has been a leading cause of multi-drug resistant enterococcal ...
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*  List of antibiotic resistant bacteria - Wikipedia
Multidrug-resistant Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium are associated with nosocomial infections. These strains ... The study experimented with the Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms and found that a disruption of relA and spoT genes produced an ... include: penicillin-resistant Enterococcus, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus, and linezolid-resistant Enterococcus. ... Found on the mucous membranes and the human skin of around a third of the population, it is extremely adaptable to antibiotic ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_antibiotic_resistant_bacteria
*  Global emergence and dissemination of enterococci as nosocomial pathogens : Attack of the clones?
... biofilm formation, and antibiotic resistance. In contrast to E. faecium, clones of E. faecalis isolated from hospitalized ... Enterococci are Gram-positive bacteria that are found in plants, soil and as commensals of the gastrointestinal tract of humans ... Within the genus Enterococcus, Enterococcus faecium, and Enterococcus faecalis are clinically most relevant. In this review, ... E. faecium has a defined sub-population that is associated with hospitalized patients and is rarely encountered in community ...
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*  Gupta, V. and Singla, N. (2007) Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Enterococcai. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research,...
Enterococcus fecium showed resistance in high percentage as compared to E. faecalis. 15 isolates were found to be vancomycin ... Detection of Biofilm Forming Bacterial Communities from Urinary Catheter of Patients with Change in Its Antibiotic ... E. faecalis was 60%, E. faecium was 32.2%, E. durans and E. raffinosus were 4.4% & 3.3% respectively. ... Therefore we conducted the study to find out prevalence of MDR Enterococci. Aims & Objectives: To study the prevalence of ...
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*  Spread of Enterococcal Surface Protein in Antibiotic Resistant Entero-coccus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis isolates from...
Spread of Enterococcal Surface Protein in Antibiotic Resistant Entero-coccus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis isolates from ... faecium [24]. But in our urinary tract isolates of E. faecium, we didn't find similar correlation (Fig. 1). However, we found ... Enterococcal surface protein Esp isimportant for biofilm formation of Enterococcus faecium E1162 J Bacteriol 2007; 189: 8233-40 ... 43.3% of isolates identified as E. faecium and 56.7% as E. faecalis. The esp gene was found in 76.1% of E. faecium isolates and ...
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*  The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries
p,Introduction: Vancomycin-resistant ,em,Enterococcus faecium,/em, (VREfm) is a common cause of nosocomial infections. Biofilm ... HBsAg was found in 3.4% (9/265) of children. Of the 9 HBsAg positive children, 5 had HBsAg positive mothers. From the 265 ... All the ,em,Enterococcus,/em, spp. were sensitive to vancomycin. Among the total ,em,Enterococcus,/em, isolates 44 were high- ... Of this 58.7 % were ,em,E. faecalis,/em, and the remaining were ,em,E. faecium,/em,. Urinary isolates of ,em,E. faecium,/em, ...
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*  Frontiers | Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Activity of Synergistic Combinations of a Commercially Available Small Compound...
Two of the five combinations were active against preformed biofilms of both laboratory and clinical strain of P. aeruginosa, ... Two of the five combinations were active against preformed biofilms of both laboratory and clinical strain of P. aeruginosa, ... Of these, five combinations that showed synergism were down-selected and tested against preformed biofilms of P. aeruginosa. ... Of these, five combinations that showed synergism were down-selected and tested against preformed biofilms of P. aeruginosa. ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02541/full
*  A broad-spectrum antibiofilm peptide enhances antibiotic action against bacterial biofilms. - PubMed - NCBI
... to potently prevent and eradicate bacterial biofilms formed by multidrug-resistant ESKAPE (Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus ... Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA14 preformed biofilms were highly resistant to ciprofloxacin. Biofilms were grown in a flow cell ... Antibiofilm peptide 1018 synergized with conventional antibiotics to inhibit biofilm formation. Biofilms were grown in a flow ... aeruginosa biofilms. In addition, short-term treatments with the peptide in combination with ciprofloxacin prevented biofilm ...
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*  Susceptibility of staphylococci and enterococci to antimicrobial agents at different ward levels in four north European...
Among E. faecium isolates the esp gene was common but asa1 and the cyl operon was not found in any of the isolates. Both CoNS ... 1. Staphylococci and Enterococci: Studies on activity of antimicrobial agents and detection of genes involved in biofilm ... Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium, are the bacteria most often isolated from patients with hospital acquired ... All enterococci were teicoplanin susceptible, but decreased susceptibility to vancomycin was found among 2.0% and 0.6% of the E ...
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*  Frontiers | Dispersion of the Vancomycin Resistance Genes vanA and vanC of Enterococcus Isolated from Nile Tilapia on Retail...
All of the eight Enterococcus isolates were found to be resistant to tetracycline. The 6/6 E. faecalis isolates were ... All of the eight Enterococcus isolates were found to be resistant to tetracycline. The 6/6 E. faecalis isolates were ... On the whole, one of the two vancomycin resistance gene was present in 3/8 of the enterococci isolates, while the esp virulence ... With VRE emerging as a global threat to public health, we aimed to isolate, identify enterococci species from tilapia and their ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2016.01354/full
*  Enterococcus - Wikipedia
as Enterococcus faecalis comb. nov. and Enterococcus faecium comb. nov". Int. J. Sys. Bacteriol. 34: 31-34. doi:10.1099/ ... Enterococci are able to form biofilm in the prostate gland, making their eradication difficult. In bodies of water, the ... It is believed to provide a higher correlation than fecal coliform with many of the human pathogens often found in city sewage ... Enterococcus is a large genus of lactic acid bacteria of the phylum Firmicutes. Enterococci are Gram-positive cocci that often ...
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*  Infective Endocarditis in Narcotic Addicts | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians
In vivo daptomycin efficacy against experimental vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium endocarditis.. J Antimicrob ... Staphylococci were isolated in 48% of the hospitalized patients; streptococci were found in 14%; and candida were found in ... Phage-derived lysins as potential agents for eradicating biofilms and persisters.. Drug Discov Today 2018. ... Sole tricuspid valve involvement was found in only 9%; a bilateral endocarditis involving the tricuspid valve was noted in ...
  http://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/682824/infective-endocarditis-narcotic-addicts
*  PDF/ePub Download] Fundamentals Of Biofilm Research - Books i Read PDF Download
Sample Chapter(s) A microcosm study on the die-off response of the indicator bacteria, Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus ... Readers will find a major collection of knowledge, approaches, methods and discussions on the latest advances and challenges in ... and the concept of mono and mixed biofilms by PGPR and fungal biofilms. II) Biochemical and molecular mechanisms in biofilm ... A compendium of knowledge about biofilms and biofilm processes A set of instructions for designing and conducting biofilm ...
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*  Search Results
Gram-Negative bacteria Escherichia coli and Gram-Positive bacteria Enterococcus faecium), single culture biofilm (E. coli), and ... Furthermore, it was found that when a continuous-flow reactor with recycle, the use of the optimal profile can produce a major ... Biofilm was exposed to 0 - 100 mg⁄L of TiO2 and ZnO NPs for 24 h. Undiluted sludge samples were incubated for 144 h with 0 - ... We also found that UV irradiation with proper dose can induce the cyanophage shifting from their lysogenic stage to lytic stage ...
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*  Streptomyces lunalinharesii Strain 235 Shows the Potential to Inhibit Bacteria Involved in Biocorrosion Processes
Enterococcus faecium was able to produce a bacteriocin which has shown stability at 30°C for 1 h and at 100°C for 30 min in the ... we may have an AMS control agent for sulfate-reducing bacteria commonly found in biofilm and corrosion in the petroleum ... a bacteriocin produced by Enterococcus faecium NIAI 157," Journal of Applied Microbiology, vol. 88, no. 1, pp. 81-89, 2000. ... R. Zuo, "Biofilms: strategies for metal corrosion inhibition employing microorganisms," Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2013/309769/
*  Imidazole Derivatives Useful for Controlling Microbial Growth - Patent application
0006] Deleterious effects of biofilms are also found in non-medical settings. For example, biofilms are a major problem in the ... Enterococcus faecium (including vancomycin-resistant E. faecium, or VRE), and Peptostreptococcus anaerobius. [0148] Additional ... "Biofilm inhibiting", "biofilm reducing", "biofilm resistant", "biofilm controlling" or "antifouling" refer to inhibition of the ... 0004] Biofilms are complex communities of microorganisms that are commonly found on a variety of substrates or surfaces that ...
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*  Enterococcus faecalis - Wikipedia
as Enterococcus faecalis comb. nov. and Enterococcus faecium comb. nov". Int. J. Sys. Bacteriol. 34: 31-34. doi:10.1099/ ... E. faecalis has been frequently found in re-infected root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of ... Maintains pH homeostasis Properties of dentin lessen the effect of calcium hydroxide Competes with other cells Forms a biofilm ... Quinupristin/dalfopristin can be used to treat Enterococcus faecium but not E. faecalis. In root canal treatments, NaOCl and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enterococcus_faecalis
*  Superhydrophilicity and antibacterial property of a Cu-dotted oxide coating surface | Springer for Research & Development
The bacteria tested included E. coli ATCC 25922, MRSA ATCC 43300, and E. faecium ATCC 51299 (vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus ... faecium is less than that of E. coli. The same trend was found in this study for the Cu plate coupon (Figure 4). However, the ... On a dry Cu surface, bacteria perish in a matter of minutes [2, 5] and do not have time to develop biofilms, different from ... Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) is a well-known contaminant strain in indoor environments [18, 19]. Like MRSA, ...
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*  Anticipating the Unpredictable: A Review of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Acinetobacter Infections | SpringerLink
This pathogen is a member of the ESKAPE [Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Acinetobacter ... common ESBL enzymes found in Enterobacteriaeceae, like TEM-, SHV-, and CTX-M-types, have rarely been identified in AB and may ... and may contribute to its ability to spread on fomites and form biofilms [11]. AB specifically possesses several features that ... A contemporary study found no advantage of colistin combination therapy for AB VAP in critically ill patients [117]. The ...
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*  JoVE | Peer Reviewed Scientific Video Journal - Methods and Protocols
Enterococci are a common cause of bacteremia with E. faecalis being the predominant species followed by E. faecium. Because ... However, these methods rely on surface attached biofilms, whereas the ASM biofilms resemble those observed in the CF lung9 . In ... We use abstracts found on PubMed and match them to JoVE videos to create a list of 10 to 30 related methods videos. ... Current FIND-negotiated prices, along with the list of countries eligible for the discounts, are available on the web.10 ...
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