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TitleCandida spp./Bacteria Mixed Biofilms
Author(s)Rodrigues, M. Elisa
Gomes, Fernanda Isabel
Rodrigues, Célia Fortuna
KeywordsCandida spp.
antimicrobial resistance
fungalbacteria interaction
Issue date2020
JournalJournal of Fungi
CitationRodrigues, M. Elisa; Gomes, Fernanda Isabel; Rodrigues, Célia F., Candida spp./Bacteria Mixed Biofilms. Journal of Fungi, 6(1), 5, 2020
Abstract(s)The ability to form biofilms is a common feature of microorganisms, such as bacteria or fungi. These consortiums can colonize a variety of surfaces, such as host tissues, dentures, and catheters, resulting in infections highly resistant to drugs, when compared with their planktonic counterparts. This refractory effect is particularly critical in polymicrobial biofilms involving both fungi and bacteria. This review emphasizes Candida spp.-bacteria biofilms, the epidemiology of this community, the challenges in the eradication of such biofilms, and the most relevant treatments.
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