Fusarium And Candida Albicans Biofilms On Soft Contact

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Fusarium and Candida albicans biofilms on soft contact

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Fungal keratitis is commonly caused by Fusarium species and less commonly by Candida species. Recent outbreaks of Fusarium keratitis were associated with contact lens wear and with ReNu with MoistureLoc contact lens care solution, and biofilm formation on contact lens/lens cases was proposed to play a role in this outbreak. However, no in vitro model for contact lens …

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(PDF) Fusarium and Candida albicans Biofilms on Soft

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Top-down architecture of Fusarium (A to F) and Candida (G to L) biofilms formed on different soft contact lenses. The FSSC 1-b strain MRL8609 or Candida isolate SC5314 was allowed to …

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Fusarium and Candida albicans Biofilms on Soft Contact

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To evaluate biofilm formation by Fusarium and Candida isolates, soft contact lenses were washed with PBS, placed in 12-well tissue thermore, while the two contact lens solutions tested were culture plates with 4 ml standardized cell suspension (1 ⫻ 107 cells/ml for C. active against the planktonic (free-floating) forms of Fusarium albicans

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Biofilms and vulvovaginal candidiasis - PubMed

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Candida species, including C. albicans, are part of the mucosal flora of most healthy women, and inhabit the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts. Under favourable conditions, they can colonize the vulvovaginal mucosa, giving rise to symptomatic vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC). The mechanism by …
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Biofilm Formation and Resistance to Fungicides in

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The biofilm-forming ability of Fusarium strains, and its link with reduced antifungal susceptibility, has been reported in keratitis patients [20,21,22,23]. Previous studies also reported the possibility of biofilm-formation on contact lenses in outbreaks of …
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(PDF) Biofilm characterization of Fusarium solani

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F. solani can form biofilms on soft contact lenses (Zhang et al ., 2007; Imamura et al ., 2008), and it was reported that it can cause keratitis associated with the use of contact

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(PDF) Characterization of Fusarium Keratitis Outbreak

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Fusarium grown as a biofilm on silicone hydrogel contact lenses can induce keratitis on injured corneas, with disease severity and fungal killing dependent on the innate immune response, including

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Infiltrative Keratitis: Etiology, Diagnosis & Management

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E.A., bilateral soft contact lens ulcers, 6 weeks later 1/3 residual stroma left Infiltrative Keratitis: Infectious •CandidaFusarium •Aspergillus •Penicillium •Cephalosporium Aspergillus Fusarium 100X wet mount Candida albicans. 7/23/2015 45

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JoF - Free Full-Text - Biofilm Formation and Resistance to

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Clinically relevant members of the fungal genus, Fusarium, exhibit an extraordinary genetic diversity and cause a wide spectrum of infections in both healthy individuals and immunocompromised patients. Generally, Fusarium species are intrinsically resistant to all systemic antifungals. We investigated whether the presence or absence of the ability to produce biofilms across and within Fusarium

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Short imidazolium chains effectively clear fungal biofilm

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In vitro C. albicans keratitis (biofilm) treatments were conducted with IBN-1, PIM-45, amphotericin B and fluconazole.Fig. 2 shows that fluconazole only slightly destroyed the C. albicans biofilm at 250 μg/mL. Although amphotericin B inhibited the growth of planktonic C. albicans at concentrations below 4 μg/mL, the activity in killing the adhered cells on contact lens (biofilm) was …

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Effects of lactoferricin B against keratitis-associated

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Biofilm eradication is a major challenge today to overcome the incidence of drug resistance. This report demonstrates the in vitro ability of biofilm formation on contact lens by three common keratitis-associated fungal pathogens, namely, Aspergillus fumigatus, Fusarium solani, and Candida albicans.

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Characterization of fusarium keratitis outbreak isolates

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Imamura Y, Chandra J, Mukherjee PK, et al. Fusarium and Candida albicans biofilms on soft contact lenses: model development, influence of lens type and susceptibility to lens care solutions. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008; 52:171–182 [Europe PMC free article] [Google Scholar]

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Antimicrobial activities of selected essential oils

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For instance, completely inhibition of the biofilm formation of Fusarium oxysporum on soft contact lenses was observed at the concentration of 500 μl/l from clove and thyme oils as well as

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Effect of alkylphospholipids on Candida albicans biofilm

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122 Effect of alkylphospholipids on Candida albicans biofilms JAC alkylphospholipid analogues on biofilms compared with other 50% of haemolysis) of 38.6 mM (15.7 mg/L), a feature that pre- antifungal agents tested in this work can be related to the vents its use in injectable form.

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Pathogenesis of Candida albicans biofilm

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Candida albicans is the most common human fungal pathogen causing diseases ranging from mucosal to systemic infections. As a commensal, C. albicans asymptomatically colonizes mucosal surfaces; however, any disruption in the host environment or under conditions of immune dysfunction, C. albicans can proliferate and invade virtually any site in the host.

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Antimicrobial Efficacy of Multipurpose Disinfecting

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21. Imamura Y, Chandra J, Mukherjee PK, et al. Fusarium and Candida albicans biofilms on soft contact lenses: model development, influence of lens type, and susceptibility to lens care solutions. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008;52:171–182.

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In Vitro Activity of Miltefosine against Candida albicans

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The generation of a new antifungal against Candida albicans biofilms has become a major priority, since biofilm formation by this opportunistic pathogenic fungus is usually associated with an increased resistance to azole antifungal drugs and treatment failures. Miltefosine is an alkyl phospholipid with promising antifungal activity. Here, we report that, when tested under planktonic

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Fusarium - an overview - ScienceDirect Topics

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Fusarium is a filamentous fungus that is widely distributed in plants and soils. The genus contains over 20 species, of which 14 are significant to crop producers because of the diseases they cause. Most Fusarium species are common in tropical and sub-tropical regions with some found in temperate zones.

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Biofilm-Forming Capability of Highly Virulent, Multidrug

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occasions, 8 biofilms of each Candida species were grown in flat-bottomed, 96-well polystyrene microtiter plates and incubated for 24 h at 37°C, after which biomass was as-sessed by crystal violet assay (12). C. albicans displayed the greatest biofilm mass (Figure 1, panel A), consistent with previous findings (10). Compared with C. albicans,

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Candida biofilms and their role in infection - ScienceDirect

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Various factors affecting biofilm formation in vitro are listed in Table 2.There was some correlation between the ability to form biofilms and pathogenicity when different Candida species were tested in the catheter disc system. Isolates of Candida parapsilosis, Candida pseudotropicalis and Candida glabrata all gave significantly less biofilm growth than the more pathogenic C. albicans.

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Mucosal biofilms of Candida albicans - ScienceDirect

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Mucosal biofilms of. Candida albicans. Biofilms are microbial communities that form on surfaces and are embedded in an extracellular matrix. C. albicans forms pathogenic mucosal biofilms that are evoked by changes in host immunity or mucosal ecology. Mucosal surfaces are inhabited by many microbial species; hence these biofilms are polymicrobial.

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Resistance of Candida albicans biofilms to antifungal

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Biofilms formed by Candida albicans on small discs of catheter material were resistant to the action of five clinically important antifungal agents as determined by [3H]leucine incorporation and tetrazolium reduction assays. Fluconazole showed the greatest activity, and amphotericin B showed the least activity against biofilm cells.

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Clinical implications of microbial biofilms in chronic

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However, those were the isolates from infectious keratitis, and not from cases of orbital cellulitis. In yet another study, Imamura et al. put forth the evidence of Fusarium and Candida albicans biofilms on soft contact lenses, though fungal biofilms were, then, not documented either in orbital cellulitis or in sinusitis.

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New study finds resistant organisms at core of soft

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In the meantime, extreme caution must be taken to ensure the contact lens care case is not contaminated with biofilm. Dr. Ghannoum recommends …

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Candida Biofilms and the Host: Models and New Concepts for

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Figure 1. Scanning electron microscopy images of wild type Candida albicans biofilms developed in vivo in the denture model (left panel) and in the subcutaneous model (right panel). Elements such as hyphal cells (h), yeast cells (y), bacterial cells (b), host cells …

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Contact Lens Spectrum - contact lens case reports

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Scanning electron micrograph of a bacterial biofilm within a contact lens case. Preventing Biofilm Formation To better address the issue of bacterial binding, Implemed Inc. in 1996 developed a novel plastic that dramatically reduces biofilm formation on the walls of contact lens cases and actually contributes to the lens disinfection process.

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Antifungal susceptibility of Candida albicans in biofilms

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Candida albicans are the most common fungi associated with biofilm‐related infections. Biofilms are defined as microbial communities encased in a matrix of extracellular polymeric substances. The most important feature of biofilm growth is the high resistance to antimicrobial agents that can be up to 1000‐fold greater than that of planktonic cells.

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Effect of alkylphospholipids on Candida albicans biofilm

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The aim of this study was to evaluate miltefosine and four synthetic compounds (TCAN26, TC19, TC106 and TC117) for their in vitro inhibitory activity against Candida albicans planktonic and biofilm cells and investigate whether these compounds are able to inhibit the biofilm formation and to reduce the viability of mature C. albicans biofilm cells.

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N, N′-Olefin Functionalized Bis-Imidazolium Gold(I) Salt

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The formation of Aspergillus fumigatus and Candida albicans biofilm on contact lenses was carried out according to Sengupta et al.. Soft contact lenses were separately submerged in 6 wells of flat-bottomed polystyrene plates containing 2 mL of RPMI 1640 medium, inoculated with the respective fungal strain with an inoculum dose of 3.5×10 6 CFU

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Temperature Instability of ReNu With MoistureLoc: A New

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Imamura YChandra JMukherjee PK et al. Fusarium and Candida albicans biofilms on soft contact lenses: model development, influence of lens type, and susceptibility to lens care solutions. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008;52 (1) 171- 182 PubMed Google Scholar Crossref

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What Are Candida Biofilms? » The Candida Diet

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Candida albicans is the most common fungal biofilm found in hospitals, but it is also extremely difficult to treat. One study looked at the effectiveness of a group of antifungals (including prescription antifungals like Nystatin and Diflucan) against Candida biofilms.

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Candida albicans biofilm–induce d vesicles confer drug

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C. albicans biofilms secrete unique EVs. (a) A SEM of EV-like structures on the surface of C. albicans growing in a biofilm. Scale bar indicates 0.6 μm. (b) A SEM of EV-like structures within deposits of the extracellular matrix in biofilms. Scale bar indicates 0.5 μm. (c) A cryoTEM of Candida biofilm-derived EVs are surrounded by a 7-nm

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Candida Biofilms and How to Get Rid of Them - Natural

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Candida starts building a biofilm over the top of itself as a means of protection within the first 24 hours. The candida biofilm is composed of cellulose, the same material used in plant cell walls. Polynucleotides that are primarily its dna and rna material, polypeptide proteins and …

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EP2320742B1 - Control of plant diseases using a

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Pathogens - Free Full-Text - Elimination of Bloodstream

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Intravascular catheters are among the most commonly inserted medical devices and they are known to cause a large number of catheter related bloodstream infections (BSIs). Biofilms are associated with many chronic infections due to the aggregation of microorganisms. One of these organisms is the fungus Candida albicans. It has shown to be one of the leading causes of catheter-related BSIs.

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BIOFILM - Biofilm - Extracellular Matrix

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BIOFILM - View presentation slides online. Read free for 30 days. User Settings

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In-vitroanalysis of the microbicidal activity of 6 contact

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Imamura Y, Chandra J, Mukherjee PK, Lattif AA, Szczotka-Flynn LB, Pearlman E, Lass JH, O'Donnell K, Ghannoum MA: Fusarium and Candida albicans biofilms on soft contact lenses: model development, influence of lens type, and susceptibility to lens care solutions. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008, 52 (1): 171-182. 10.1128/AAC.00387-07.

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