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  1. Fish skin represents an ancient vertebrate mucosal surface, sharing characteristics with other mucosal surfaces including those of the intestine. The skin mucosa is continuously exposed to microbes in the surr...

    Authors: Karen Dunker, Sol Gomez de la Torre Canny, Catherine Taylor Nordgård, Etienne Dague, Cécile Formosa-Dague, Ingrid Bakke and Marit Sletmoen

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:244

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  2. Understanding the specificity and flexibility of the algal symbiosis-host association is fundamental for predicting how species occupy a diverse range of habitats. Here we assessed the algal symbiosis diversit...

    Authors: Martina Prazeres, T. Edward Roberts, Shadrina Fildzah Ramadhani, Steve S. Doo, Christiane Schmidt, Marleen Stuhr and Willem Renema

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:243

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  3. SARS-CoV-2 has been detected in stool samples of COVID-19 patients, with potential implications for faecal-oral transmission. Compared to nasopharyngeal swab samples, the complexity of the stool matrix poses a...

    Authors: Tianqi Li, Enriqueta Garcia-Gutierrez, Daniel A. Yara, Jacob Scadden, Jade Davies, Chloe Hutchins, Alp Aydin, Justin O’Grady, Arjan Narbad, Stefano Romano and Lizbeth Sayavedra

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:242

    Content type: Methodology article

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  4. Vancomycin-intermediate resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) is becoming a common cause of nosocomial infections worldwide. VISA isolates are developed by unclear molecular mechanisms via mutations in several g...

    Authors: Neda Baseri, Shahin Najar-Peerayeh and Bita Bakhshi

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:240

    Content type: Research

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  5. Aspergillus species cause aflatoxin contamination in groundnut kernels, being a health threat in agricultural products and leading to commodity rejection by domestic and international markets. Presence of Aspergi...

    Authors: Abdi Mohammed, Paola C. Faustinelli, Alemayehu Chala, Mashilla Dejene, Chemeda Fininsa, Amare Ayalew, Chris O. Ojiewo, David A. Hoisington, Victor S. Sobolev, Jaime Martínez-Castillo and Renee S. Arias

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:239

    Content type: Research

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  6. The infant intestinal microbiome plays an important role in metabolism and immune development with impacts on lifelong health. The linkage between the taxonomic composition of the microbiome and its metabolic ...

    Authors: Quang P. Nguyen, Margaret R. Karagas, Juliette C. Madan, Erika Dade, Thomas J. Palys, Hilary G. Morrison, Wimal W. Pathmasiri, Susan McRitche, Susan J. Sumner, H. Robert Frost and Anne G. Hoen

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:238

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  7. Avian tuberculosis is a chronic and zoonotic disease that affects a wide variety of birds, mammals, and humans. This study aimed to estimate the frequency of Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium in some domestic bird...

    Authors: Abdelazeem M. Algammal, Hany R. Hashem, Amenah S. Al-otaibi, Khyreyah J. Alfifi, Esraa M. El-dawody, Eman Mahrous, Helal F. Hetta, Ali W. El-Kholy, Hazem Ramadan and Reham M. El-Tarabili

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:237

    Content type: Research

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  8. The ePlex® and QIAstat-Dx® respiratory pathogen panels detect multiple respiratory pathogens, mainly viruses but also Legionella pneumophila, Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Bordetella pertussis. The assays have been m...

    Authors: Suzanne A. V. van Asten, Stefan A. Boers, Jolanda D. F. de Groot, R. Schuurman and Eric C. J. Claas

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:236

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  9. The Escherichia coli strain that is known to produce the genotoxic secondary metabolite colibactin is linked to colorectal oncogenesis. Therefore, understanding the properties of such colibactin-positive E. coli ...

    Authors: Yuta Tsunematsu, Koji Hosomi, Jun Kunisawa, Michio Sato, Noriko Shibuya, Emiko Saito, Haruka Murakami, Yuko Yoshikawa, Yuji Iwashita, Noriyuki Miyoshi, Michihiro Mutoh, Hideki Ishikawa, Haruhiko Sugimura, Motohiko Miyachi, Keiji Wakabayashi and Kenji Watanabe

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:235

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  10. Biofilms are microbial communities surrounded by a self-produced extracellular matrix which protects them from environmental stress. Bacteria within biofilms are 10- to 1000-fold more resistant to antibiotics,...

    Authors: Yihui Wang, Joseph P. Hoffmann, Sarah M. Baker, Kerstin Höner zu Bentrup, William C. Wimley, Joseph A. Fuselier, Jacob P. Bitoun and Lisa A. Morici

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:234

    Content type: Research

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  11. Authors: Tamara Renata Machado Ribeiro, Mateus Kawata Salgaço, Maria Angela Tallarico Adorno, Miriam Aparecida da Silva, Roxane Maria Fontes Piazza, Katia Sivieri and Cristiano Gallina Moreira

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:233

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    The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2021 21:163

  12. In unfavourable environment, such as nutrient limitation, some bacteria encased themselves into a three dimensional polymer matrix called biofilm. The majority of microbial infections in human are biofilm rela...

    Authors: Jeffrine Solihin, Diana Elizabeth Waturangi and Tresnawati Purwadaria

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:232

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  13. Modulating the microbiota is a leading-edge strategy for the restoration and maintenance of a healthy, balanced environment. The use of health-promoting bacteria has demonstrated some potential benefits as an ...

    Authors: Veronica Moskovicz, Rina Ben-El, Guy Horev and Boaz Mizrahi

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:231

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  14. Resistance to ceftazidime-avibactam was reported, and it is important to investigate the mechanisms of ceftazidime/avibactam resistance in K. pneumoniae with mutations in blaKPC.

    Authors: Lingxiao Sun, Haibo Li, Qi Wang, Yingmei Liu and Bin Cao

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:230

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  15. H. pylori is closely related to the occurrence and development of various digestive gastritis, peptic ulcer and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. H. pylori is also a class I carcinogen of gastric...

    Authors: Ling-Zhi Yuan, Xiao Shi, Dan Tang, Shao-Peng Zheng, Zhi-Ming Xiao and Fen Wang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:229

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  16. Targeted metagenomics and IS-Pro method are two of the many methods that have been used to study the microbiome. The two methods target different regions of the 16 S rRNA gene. The aim of this study was to com...

    Authors: T Goolam Mahomed, RPH Peters, GHJ Pretorius, A Goolam Mahomed, V Ueckermann, MM Kock and MM Ehlers

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:228

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  17. Bacteria have been reported to exhibit complicated morphological colony patterns on solid media, depending on intracellular, and extracellular factors such as motility, cell propagation, and cell-cell interact...

    Authors: Hiroki Yamamoto, Yuki Fukasawa, Yu Shoji, Shumpei Hisamoto, Tomohiro Kikuchi, Atsuko Takamatsu and Hideo Iwasaki

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:227

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  18. Gut microbiota (GMB) alteration has been reported to influence the Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathogenesis through immune, endocrine, and metabolic pathways. This study aims to investigate metabolic output of th...

    Authors: Jianxiong Xi, Ding Ding, Huiwei Zhu, Ruru Wang, Feng Su, Wanqing Wu, Zhenxu Xiao, Xiaoniu Liang, Qianhua Zhao, Zhen Hong, Hua Fu and Qianyi Xiao

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:226

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  19. Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) is a devastating bowel disease, primarily affecting premature infants, with a poorly understood aetiology. Prior studies have found associations in different cases with an overa...

    Authors: Alexander G. Shaw, Kathleen Sim, Graham Rose, David J. Wooldridge, Ming-Shi Li, Raju V. Misra, Saheer Gharbia and J. Simon Kroll

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:225

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  20. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence rate, antimicrobial susceptibility patterns and molecular characteristics of Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from pregnant women at 35 weeks of g...

    Authors: Erastus Lafimana Haimbodi, Munyaradzi Mukesi and Sylvester Rodgers Moyo

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:224

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The scientific publications of antimicrobial susceptibilities and resistance must be precise, with interpretations adjusted to the standard. In this frame, knowledge of antimicrobial resistance is fundamental ...

    Authors: Sandra M. Rincón-Gamboa, Raúl A. Poutou-Piñales and Ana K. Carrascal-Camacho

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:223

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  22. Bovine mastitis is the most common infectious disease in dairy cattle with major economic implications for the dairy industry worldwide. Continuous monitoring for the emergence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR...

    Authors: Satwik Majumder, Dongyun Jung, Jennifer Ronholm and Saji George

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:222

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Microbiology 2021 21:241

  23. Staphylococci are important members of the human skin microbiome. Many staphylococcal species and strains are commensals of the healthy skin microbiota, while few play essential roles in skin diseases such as ...

    Authors: Charlotte Marie Ahle, Kristian Stødkilde-Jørgensen, Anja Poehlein, Wolfgang R. Streit, Jennifer Hüpeden and Holger Brüggemann

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:221

    Content type: Methodology article

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  24. The high incidence of bacterial genes that confer resistance to last-resort antibiotics, such as colistin, caused by mobilized colistin resistance (mcr) genes, poses an unprecedented threat to human health. Under...

    Authors: Bruno G. N. Andrade, Tobias Goris, Haithem Afli, Felipe H. Coutinho, Alberto M. R. Dávila and Rafael R. C. Cuadrat

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:220

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  25. The intestinal microbiome in preterm infants differs markedly from term infants. It is unclear whether the microbiome develops over time according to infant specific factors.

    Authors: Fardou H. Heida, Elisabeth M. W. Kooi, Josef Wagner, Thi-Yen Nguyen, Jan B. F. Hulscher, Anne G. J. F. van Zoonen, Arend F. Bos, Hermie J. M. Harmsen and Marcus C. de Goffau

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:219

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  26. Colorectal cancer which is related to genetic and environmental risk factors, is among the most prevalent life-threatening cancers. Although several pathogenic bacteria are associated with colorectal cancer et...

    Authors: Sara Ebrahimzadeh, Hossein Ahangari, Alireza Soleimanian, Kamran Hosseini, Vida Ebrahimi, Tohid Ghasemnejad, Saiedeh Razi Soofiyani, Vahideh Tarhriz and Shirin Eyvazi

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:218

    Content type: Review

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  27. Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B Streptococcus, (GBS)) is the leading cause of mastitis (inflammation of the mammary gland) among dairy camels in Sub-Saharan Africa, with negative implications for milk productio...

    Authors: Dinah Seligsohn, Chiara Crestani, Taya L. Forde, Erika Chenais and Ruth N. Zadoks

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:217

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  28. Rhizosphere soil is a crucial niche for the diverse beneficial microbial communities in plant-microbe interactions. This study explores the antagonistic potential and diversity of the rhizosphere soil bacteria...

    Authors: Jintu Dutta and Debajit Thakur

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:216

    Content type: Research

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  29. Legionellosis is caused by the inhalation of aerosolized water contaminated with Legionella bacteria. In this study, we investigated the prevalence of Legionella species in aerosols collected from outdoor sites n...

    Authors: Jun-ichi Kanatani, Masanori Watahiki, Keiko Kimata, Tomoko Kato, Kaoru Uchida, Fumiaki Kura, Junko Amemura-Maekawa and Junko Isobe

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:215

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  30. The natural hosts of Shigella are typically humans and other primates, but it has been shown that the host range of Shigella has expanded to many animals. Although Shigella is becoming a major threat to animals, ...

    Authors: Zhen Zhu, Weiwei Wang, Mingze Cao, Qiqi Zhu, Tenghe Ma, Yongying Zhang, Guanhui Liu, Xuzheng Zhou, Bing Li, Yuxiang Shi and Jiyu Zhang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:214

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  31. Burkholderia pseudomallei is the bacterial causative agent of melioidosis, a difficult disease to diagnose clinically with high mortality if not appropriately treated. Definitive diagnosis requires isolation and ...

    Authors: Wanitda Watthanaworawit, Tamalee Roberts, Jill Hopkins, Ian Gassiep, Robert Norton, Matthew T. Robinson, Joy Silisouk, Poda Sar, Sena Sao, Premjit Amornchai, Direk Limmathurotsakul, Vanaporn Wuthiekanun, Francois Nosten, Andrew J. H. Simpson, Paul Turner and Clare L. Ling

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:213

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  32. A high carriage rate of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with the mecC gene (mecC-MRSA) has been described among Wild European hedgehogs (Europeaus erineaus). Due to this frequent occurrence, it has be...

    Authors: Faruk Dube, Robert Söderlund, Matilda Lampinen Salomonsson, Karin Troell and Stefan Börjesson

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:212

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  33. Leishmaniasis is an infectious disease caused by parasites of the genus Leishmania and presents different clinical manifestations. The adverse effects, immunosuppression and resistant strains associated with this...

    Authors: Ana Patricia Cacua Gélvez, José Antonio Picanço Diniz Junior, Rebecca Thereza Silva Santa Brígida and Ana Paula Drummond Rodrigues

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:211

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  34. Acinetobacter baumannii ability to develop and acquire resistance makes it one of the most critical nosocomial pathogens globally. Whole-genome sequencing (WGS) was applied to identify the acquired or mutational ...

    Authors: Gamal Wareth, Christian Brandt, Lisa D. Sprague, Heinrich Neubauer and Mathias W. Pletz

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:210

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  35. Accumulating evidence have shown that the intestinal microbiota plays an important role in prevention of host obesity and metabolism disorders. Recent studies also demonstrate that early life is the key time f...

    Authors: Z. H. Miao, W. X. Zhou, R. Y. Cheng, H. J. Liang, F. L. Jiang, X. Shen, J. H. Lu, M. Li and F. He

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:209

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  36. The emergence of carbapenem-resistant and colistin-resistant ECC pose a huge challenge to infection control. The purpose of this study was to clarify the mechanism of the carbapenems and colistin co-resistance...

    Authors: Shixing Liu, Renchi Fang, Ying Zhang, Lijiang Chen, Na Huang, Kaihang Yu, Cui Zhou, Jianming Cao and Tieli Zhou

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:208

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  37. Microbial contamination of edible low moisture food poses a significant public health risk for human. In this study, the microbial quality of sweet dehulled sesame seed croquettes, salted dehulled sesame seed ...

    Authors: Muller K. A. Compaoré, Bazoin Sylvain Raoul Bazie, Marguerite E. M. Nikiema, Virginie Marie Dakené, René Dembélé, Dissinviel Stéphane Kpoda, Elie Kabré and Nicolas Barro

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:207

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  38. This study examined how rhizosphere fungi influence the accumulation of chemical components in fruits of a small population species of Cinnamomum migao.

    Authors: Jingzhong Chen, Xiaolong Huang, Bingli Tong, Deng Wang, Jiming Liu, Xiaofeng Liao and Qingwen Sun

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:206

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  39. Aquaponics are food production systems advocated for food security and health. Their sustainability from a nutritional and plant health perspective is, however, a significant challenge. Recirculated aquacultur...

    Authors: Sammar Khalil, Preeti Panda, Farideh Ghadamgahi, AnnaKarin Rosberg and Ramesh R Vetukuri

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:205

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  40. Diarrhea is an important ailment limiting the production of the Tibetan pig industry. Dynamic balance of the intestinal microbiota is important for the physiology of the animal. The objective of this work was ...

    Authors: Qinghui Kong, Suozhu Liu, Aoyun Li, Yaping Wang, Lihong Zhang, Mudassar Iqbal, Tariq Jamil, Zhenda Shang, Lang-sizhu Suo and Jiakui Li

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:204

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  41. Staphylococcus aureus causes various infections, including skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs). In this study, methicillin-susceptible S. aureus (MSSA) from SSTIs among patients in three tertiary-care hospita...

    Authors: Nikolaos Giormezis, Anastassios Doudoulakakis, Katerina Tsilipounidaki, Maria Militsopoulou, George Kalogeras, Vasiliki Stamouli, Fevronia Kolonitsiou, Efthimia Petinaki, Evangelia Lebessi and Iris Spiliopoulou

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:203

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  42. The human gut microbiome harbors a collection of bacterial antimicrobial resistance genes (ARGs) known as the resistome. The factors associated with establishment of the resistome in early life are not well un...

    Authors: Rebecca M. Lebeaux, Modupe O. Coker, Erika F. Dade, Thomas J. Palys, Hilary G. Morrison, Benjamin D. Ross, Emily R. Baker, Margaret R. Karagas, Juliette C. Madan and Anne G. Hoen

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:201

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  43. Triosephosphate isomerase (Tpi1) is a glycolytic enzyme that has recently been reported also to be an atypical proteinaceous component of the Candida yeast cell wall. Similar to other known candidal “moonlighting...

    Authors: Dorota Satala, Grzegorz Satala, Marcin Zawrotniak and Andrzej Kozik

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:199

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  44. Probiotics are important tools in therapies against vaginal infections and can assist traditional antibiotic therapies in restoring healthy microbiota. Recent research has shown that microorganisms belonging t...

    Authors: Nathan das Neves Selis, Hellen Braga Martins de Oliveira, Hiago Ferreira Leão, Yan Bento dos Anjos, Beatriz Almeida Sampaio, Thiago Macêdo Lopes Correia, Carolline Florentino Almeida, Larissa Silva Carvalho Pena, Mariane Mares Reis, Thamara Louisy Santos Brito, Laís Ferraz Brito, Guilherme Barreto Campos, Jorge Timenetsky, Mariluze Peixoto Cruz, Rachel Passos Rezende, Carla Cristina Romano…

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:198

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  45. Microfluidic chip detection technology is considered a potent tool for many bioanalytic applications. Rapid detection of foodborne pathogens in the early stages is imperative to prevent the outbreak of foodbor...

    Authors: Mimi Zhang, Jinfeng Liu, Zhiqiang Shen, Yongxin Liu, Yang Song, Yu Liang, Zhende Li, Lingmei Nie, Yanjun Fang and Youquan Zhao

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:197

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  46. Colibactin-producing Escherichia coli containing polyketide synthase (pks+ E. coli) has been shown to be involved in colorectal cancer (CRC) development through gut microbiota analysis in animal models. Stool sta...

    Authors: Daiki Watanabe, Haruka Murakami, Harumi Ohno, Kumpei Tanisawa, Kana Konishi, Kikue Todoroki-Mori, Yuta Tsunematsu, Michio Sato, Yuji Ogata, Noriyuki Miyoshi, Naoto Kubota, Jun Kunisawa, Keiji Wakabayashi, Tetsuya Kubota, Kenji Watanabe and Motohiko Miyachi

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:196

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  47. Increasing resistance to antibiotics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa leads to therapeutic deadlock and alternative therapies are needed. We aimed to evaluate the effects of Lactobacillus clinical isolates in vivo, thro...

    Authors: Marie-Sarah Fangous, Philippe Gosset, Nicolas Galakhoff, Stéphanie Gouriou, Charles-Antoine Guilloux, Christopher Payan, Sophie Vallet, Geneviève Héry-Arnaud and Rozenn Le Berre

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:195

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  48. Serological test is helpful in confirming and tracking infectious diseases in large population with the advantage of fast and convenience. Using the specific epitope peptides identified from the whole antigen ...

    Authors: Yunwen Zhang, Zhengrong Yang, Sicheng Tian, Baisheng Li, Tiejian Feng, Jianfan He, Min Jiang, Xiujuan Tang, Shujiang Mei, Hao Li, Yifan Zhong, Guilian Li, Mingyuan Tang, Sijing Liu, Tian Tang, Chuan Wang…

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:194

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