Biofilm question and answers



Table of Contents

Biofilm Formation — Page 3

Biofilm Disruption — Page 43

  • Question 1: Is there evidence that interference with bacterial communication by blocking quorum sensing molecules can minimize biofilm formation in vivo? — Page 44
  • Question 2: Can a biomaterial surface be modified to dispel bacterial adherence and biofilms? What are the potential concerns in modifying implant surfaces to combat biofilms? — Page 48
  • Question 3: What is the relevance of Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of infecting organisms in biofilm-mediated chronic infection? — Page 58
  • Question 4: What is the Minimum Biofilm Eradication Concentration (MBEC) of anti-infective agents? — Page 63
  • Question 5: Do bacteriophages have a role in treating multidrug-resistant PJI? — Page 67