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Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2013, 20(5): 84-93 Back to browse issues page
Bacteriophage as a new candidate for the prevention and removal of biofilms
R Azizian, F Azizi jalilian *, H Askari, A Naser, S Karimi, N Sadeghifard, Sd Mosavi nasab, N Ahmadi
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Background: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a ubiquitous organism which has emerged as a major threat in the hospital environment. Overuse of antibiotics has also significantly increased the emergence of antimicrobial multiresistant bacteria. P. aeruginosa has an innate ability to adhere to surfaces and form virulent biofilms. Bacteriophage might represent one attractive solution to this problem. In this study, P.aeruginosaphage was utilized to Biofilm prevention and removal. Methods: After isolation of phages and serial dilution microplate method of biofilm formation was examined. Furthermore, the effects on biofilm bacteria isolated phages were determined on the Pseudomonas putida, Acinetobacter baumanii and E.coli. Result: P.aeruginosa biofilm had OD: 1.688 in 492n.m. Pure phage, 10-2 and 10-3 diluted phage decreased OD to 1.587, 1.341 and 1.461,respectively.Isolated phage dramatically decline OD of Biofilm of all strains. Discussion: Phages have various affinity to attach to hosts, thereby it is supposed to phages compete for their receptors.Therefore it is supposed phages have most efficiency in optimum concentration to remove biofilm or growth inhibition. Also, funding prove phages have effect on various bacteria and they can use to remove different strains.
Keywords: Key word: Bacteriophage; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Biofilm
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical microbiology
Received: 2013/03/17 | Accepted: 2013/05/13 | Published: 2013/05/13
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azizian R, azizi jalilian F, askari H, naser A, karimi S, sadeghifard N, et al . Bacteriophage as a new candidate for the prevention and removal of biofilms. Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2013; 20 (5) :84-93
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