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Increased resistance of contact lens-related bacterial biofilms to antimicrobial activity of soft contact lens care solutions.

Authors
  • Szczotka-Flynn, Loretta B
  • Imamura, Yoshifumi
  • Chandra, Jyotsna
  • Yu, Changping
  • Mukherjee, Pranab K
  • Pearlman, Eric
  • Ghannoum, Mahmoud A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cornea
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2009
Volume
28
Issue
8
Pages
918–926
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e3181a81835
PMID: 19654521
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Pseudomonas aeruginosa, S. marcescens, and S. aureus form biofilms on lotrafilcon A contact lenses, which in contrast to planktonic cells are resistant to the antimicrobial activity of several soft contact lens care products.

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