Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Pathogenic Bacteria


Sonia Bhonchal Bhardwaj

Panjab University

Pathogenic bacteria are the main problem in hospital- and community-acquired infections. As bacteria continue to develop more resistance to antibiotics, it is imperative to develop antibacterial treatment strategies. Written by experts from all over the world, this book examines pathogenic bacteria and their link to multidrug resistance. Over thirteen chapters, it presents examples of pathogenesis, virulence factors, and treatment strategies.

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Pathogenic BacteriaEdited by Sahra Kırmusaoğlu

Published: December 9th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78081

ISBN: 978-1-78985-988-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-987-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-934-7

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

2339 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Development of Biofilms for Antimicrobial Resistance

By Asma Bashir, Neha Farid, Kashif Ali and Kiran Fatima


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2. Psuedomonas aeruginosa-Associated Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Infections

By Nazish Mazhar Ali, Safia Rehman, Syed Abdullah Mazhar, Iram Liaqat and Bushra Mazhar


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3. Exploitation of Phosphoinositides by the Intracellular Pathogen, Legionella pneumophila

By Colleen M. Pike, Rebecca R. Noll and M. Ramona Neunuebel


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4. Carbapenem Resistance: Mechanisms and Drivers of Global Menace

By Bilal Aslam, Maria Rasool, Saima Muzammil, Abu Baker Siddique, Zeeshan Nawaz, Muhammad Shafique, Muhammad Asif Zahoor, Rana Binyamin, Muhammad Waseem, Mohsin Khurshid, Muhammad Imran Arshad, Muhammad Aamir Aslam, Naveed Shahzad, Muhammad Hidayat Rasool and Zulqarnain Baloch


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5. Mobile Genetic Elements in Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium Population

By Gastón Delpech, Leonardo García Allende and Mónica Sparo


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6. Enterococci: An Important Nosocomial Pathogen

By Sonia Bhonchal Bhardwaj


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7. Pathology of Gangrene

By Yutaka Tsutsumi


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8. Fournier’s Gangrene of the Shoulder Girdle

By Gyoguevara Patriota, Luiz Marcelo Bastos Leite, Nivaldo Cardozo Filho, Paulo Santoro Belangero and Benno Ejnisman


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9. Leprosy in the Modern Era

By Syed Manzoor Kadri, Marija Petkovic, Arshi Taj and Ailbhe H. Brady


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10. Multidrug-Resistant Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens: Impact on Human Health and Economy

By Lilia M. Mancilla-Becerra, Teresa Lías-Macías, Cristina L. Ramírez-Jiménez and Jeannette Barba León


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11. Urine Tests for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases and Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens

By Nahla O. Eltai, Hashim Alhussain, Sanjay Doiphode, Asma Al Thani and Hadi Yassine


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12. Silver Nanoparticles Offer Effective Control of Pathogenic Bacteria in a Wide Range of Food Products

By Graciela Dolores Avila-Quezada and Gerardo Pavel Espino-Solis


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13. Bacteriological Quality of Borehole and Sachet Water from a Community in Southeastern Nigeria

By Ogueri Nwaiwu, Chiugo Claret Aduba and Oluyemisi Eniola Oni


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