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Biofilms and host response - helpful or harmful

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  1. Primary antibiotic resistance of Helicobacter pylori strains among adults and children in a tertiary referral centre in Lithuania

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  2. A short history of microbial biofilms and biofilm infections

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  3. Diagnosis of biofilm infections in cystic fibrosis patients

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  1. Prevalence of infective endocarditis in patients with positive blood cultures: a Danish nationwide study

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  2. Hydrochloric acid prolongs the lifetime of central venous catheters in haematologic patients with bacteraemia

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  3. Markers of bone turnover are reduced in patients with CF related diabetes; the role of glucose

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  4. Long-Term Outcomes of Partial Oral Treatment of Endocarditis

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  5. Epidemiology of bloodstream infections in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a longitudinal nation-wide cohort study

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Biofilm infections are one of the modern medical world's greatest challenges. Probably, all non-obligate intracellular bacteria and fungi can establish biofilms. In addition, there are numerous biofilm-related infections, both foreign body-related and non-foreign body-related. Although biofilm infections can present in numerous ways, one common feature is involvement of the host response with significant impact on the course. A special characteristic is the synergy of the innate and the acquired immune responses for the induced pathology. Here, we review the impact of the host response for the course of biofilm infections, with special focus on cystic fibrosis, chronic wounds and infective endocarditis.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAPMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica
Volume125
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)320-338
Number of pages19
ISSN0365-5555
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Publication statusPublished - Apr 2017

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  • Biofilms, Cystic Fibrosis, Host-Pathogen Interactions, Humans, Immunity, Pseudomonas Infections, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Journal Article, Review

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