Author(s): Zheng Z, Stewart PS
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Abstract Rifampin penetrated biofilms formed by Staphylococcus epidermidis but failed to effectively kill the bacteria. Penetration was demonstrated by a simple diffusion cell bioassay and by transmission electron microscopic observation of antibiotic-affected cells at the distal edge of the biofilm.
This article was published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother
and referenced in Immunochemistry & Immunopathology