Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 23rd, 2004
"Infections with the leading nosocomial pathogen Staphylococcus epidermidis are characterized by biofilm development on indwelling medical devices," scientists writing in the Journal of Infectious Diseases report.
"We demonstrate that the quorum-sensing regulator agr affects the biofilm development of S. epidermidis in an unexpected fashion and is likely involved in promoting biofilm detachment," C. Voung and colleagues, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, U.S. National Institute of Allergy...
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