African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5166

Full Length Research Paper

Biofilm production by clinical isolates of Staphylococcus epidermidis and its relationship with genotypic profile, presence of virulence-related genes and antibiotic resistance

Renato G. Silva Filho*
  • Renato G. Silva Filho*
  • 1. Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Vigilancia Sanitaria, INCQS, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil; 2. Departamento de Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Instituto Biomedico, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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Agostinho A. Lima e Silva
  • Agostinho A. Lima e Silva
  • Departamento de Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Instituto Biomedico, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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Carmen S. M. Saramago
  • Carmen S. M. Saramago
  • Departamento de Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Instituto Biomedico, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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Cleonice A. M. Bento
  • Cleonice A. M. Bento
  • Departamento de Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Instituto Biomedico, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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Isabel S. Souza
  • Isabel S. Souza
  • Departamento de Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Instituto Biomedico, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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Maria Jose Souza
  • Maria Jose Souza
  • Hospital Federal dos Servidores do Estado, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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Karyne Rangel Carvalho
  • Karyne Rangel Carvalho
  • Departamento de Microbiologia, INCQS, FIOCRUZ, Av. Brasil no 4365, Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, 21.450-900, Brasil
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Maria Helena S. Villas Boas
  • Maria Helena S. Villas Boas
  • Departamento de Microbiologia, INCQS, FIOCRUZ, Av. Brasil no 4365, Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, 21.450-900, Brasil
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  •  Received: 19 April 2014
  •  Accepted: 23 February 2015
  •  Published: 08 April 2015

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