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Comparative study of the action of fluoroquinolones and vancomycin on biofilms of Staphylococcus strains isolated from infections of peritoneal dialysis catheters

A. Rabhi , S. Mahrane , S.L. Nouar , R. Boushaki , A.N. Benkherif , Z. Guechi , H. Ait Belkacem

Background: catheter mediated infections are mainly caused by Staphylococci, the treatment of these infections is challenging because of biofilm formation. Methods: A microtiter plate biofilm assay was used to study the in vitro activity of Vancomycin, Ofloxacin and Levofloxacin on preformed biofilms ...

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