Evaluation of Antimicrobial Durability and Anti-Biofilm Effects in Urinary Catheters Against Enterococcus faecalis Clinical Isolates and Reference Strains


KART D. , Kustimur A. S. , SAĞIROĞLU M. , Kalkanci A.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.34, sa.6, ss.546-552, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2016.1853
  • Dergi Adı: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.546-552

Özet

Background: Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans biofilms are major causes of catheter-associated urinary tract infections. Antimicrobial-coated or impregnated urinary catheters are seen as a possible way to prevent these infections.