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A 40 year old pt has to have his i/v port revised after it becomes blocked.
catheter is found to contain bacteria, which of following attribute is most likely to be factor for pathogenesis?

a) peptydoglycan layer
b) biofilm production
c) pilli
d) ergosterol
e) igA protease
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B.Biofilm production
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A 40 year old pt has to have his i/v port revised after it becomes blocked.
catheter is found to contain bacteria, which of following attribute is most likely to be factor for pathogenesis?

a) peptydoglycan layer
b) biofilm production
c) pilli
d) ergosterol
e) igA protease
the ans is biofilm production
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b) biofilm production
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A 40 year old pt has to have his i/v port revised after it becomes blocked.
catheter is found to contain bacteria, which of following attribute is most likely to be factor for pathogenesis?

a) peptydoglycan layer
b) biofilm production
c) pilli
d) ergosterol
e) igA protease
the answer is B)
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A 40 year old pt has to have his i/v port revised after it becomes blocked.
catheter is found to contain bacteria, which of following attribute is most likely to be factor for pathogenesis?

a) peptydoglycan layer
b) biofilm production
c) pilli
d) ergosterol
e) igA protease
its biofilm production cause biofilm helps the bug to stick to the teflon coated catheters
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biofilm- pseudomonasa aeruginosa

wound n burn pt
arobic gram neg non lactose, oxidase positive
pyocyanin
involved in water infection
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biofilm- pseudomonasa aeruginosa

wound n burn pt
arobic gram neg non lactose, oxidase positive
pyocyanin
involved in water infection
does pseudomanonas aeruginosa produca biofilm?
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does pseudomanonas aeruginosa produca biofilm?
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