Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

Antibiofilm activity of Cobetia marina filtrate upon Staphylococcus epidermidis catheter-related isolates

Trentin, D.SF Gorziza, D.Abraham, W.RAntunes, A.L.SLerner, CMothes, BTermignoni, CMacedo, A.J

We report the antibiofilm activity by the sponge-associated bacterium Cobetia marina upon Staphylococcus epidermidis clinical isolates obtained from central venous catheters. Antibiofilm activity/antimicrobial susceptibility correlation might predict the action of the metabolite(s) upon Staphylococcus epidermidis in the clinic, making it a possible adjuvant in therapies against biofilm-associated infections.

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