Evaluation of Two Different Screening Methods for Detection of Biofilm Formation Among the Clinical Isolates of Staphylococcus aureus

International Journal of Research in Health Sciences,2014,2,4,1080-1085.
Published:October 2014
Type:Original Article
Author(s) affiliations:

S.Umadevi1, M Sailaja

1-Assistant Professor, Dept of Microbiology, Govt Medical College, Anantapur, A.P., INDIA. 

2-Assistant Professor, Dept of Microbiology, Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, A.P., INDIA. 


Staphylococci are most often associated with chronic infections of implanted medical devices. The use of indwelling medical devices is important in the treatment of critically and chronically ill patients, however bacterial colonization of implanted foreign material can cause major medical and economic sequel. The increased use of indwelling medical devices has had considerable impact on the role of Staphylococci in clinical medicine.

Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus in different samples