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Biofilms: A Survival and Resistance Mechanism of Microorganisms

By Castrillón Rivera Laura Estela and Palma Ramos Alejandro

Submitted: February 28th 2011Reviewed: September 9th 2011Published: April 4th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/28504

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Castrillón Rivera Laura Estela and Palma Ramos Alejandro (April 4th 2012). Biofilms: A Survival and Resistance Mechanism of Microorganisms, Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria - A Continuous Challenge in the New Millennium, Marina Pana, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/28504. Available from:

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