What role do biofilms play in the pathophysiology of enterococcal infection?

Updated: Jun 10, 2021
  • Author: Susan L Fraser, MD; Chief Editor: John L Brusch, MD, FACP  more...
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The ability of enterococci to produce biofilms both protects the organism from the body's defenses and promotes exchange of genetic material with other pathogens. [15]


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