2011

Biofilm Infections

ISBN: 978-1-4419-6083-2 (Print) 978-1-4419-6084-9 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-9

    Introduction to Biofilms

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    Pages 11-24

    Chronic Wound Colonization, Infection, and Biofilms

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    Pages 25-34

    The Relation of Biofilms to Chronic Otitis Media and Other Ear-Related Chronic Infections

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    Pages 35-68

    Human Oral Bacterial Biofilms: Composition, Dynamics, and Pathogenesis

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    Pages 69-90

    Implant-Associated Infection

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    Pages 91-109

    The Role of Bacterial Biofilms in Infections of Catheters and Shunts

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    Pages 111-137

    Osteomyelitis

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    Pages 139-160

    The Importance of Biofilms in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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    Pages 161-166

    Helicobacter pylori and Biofilm Formation

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    Pages 167-184

    Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms in the Lungs of Cystic Fibrosis Patients

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    Pages 185-200

    Innate Immune Response to Infectious Biofilms

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    Pages 201-214

    Adaptive Immune Responses and Biofilm Infections

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    Pages 215-229

    Antibiotic Tolerance and Resistance in Biofilms

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    Pages 231-249

    Novel and Future Treatment Strategies

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    Pages 251-266

    Different Methods for Culturing Biofilms In Vitro

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    Pages 267-290

    In Vivo Models of Biofilm Infection

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    Pages 291-294

    Summary and Perspectives

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 295-314