I= CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOFILM PRODUCED BY CLINICAL ISOLATES OF SALMONELLA TYPHI
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Title of Thesis
CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOFILM PRODUCED BY CLINICAL ISOLATES OF SALMONELLA TYPHI

Author(s)
Abida Raza.
Institute/University/Department Details
University Of Agriculture/ Department Of Chemistry
Session
2003
Subject
Chemistry
Number of Pages
130
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
typhoid fever, typhi, biofilm, bacterial cell structures, vi gene, antibiotic, bacterial strain, isolation, salmonella typhi

Abstract
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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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3 2 Review Of Literature 9
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  2.1 Epidemiology Of Typhoid Fever 11
  2.2 Pathogenicity Of S. Typhi 11
  2.3 Role Of Bacterial Cell Structures In Biofilm Production 15
  2.4 Biofilm Formation Phenomenon 21
  2.5 Mechanisms Of Biofilm Resistance 23
  2.6 S. Typhi Vi Antigen: 29
  2.7 Vi Gene Expression Is Highly Osmoregulatory 31
  2.8 Antibiotic Resistance 36
4 3 Materials And Methods
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  3.1 Bacterial Strain Isolation And Identification 49
  3.2 Confirmation Of Strains By Using Polymerase Chain Reaction Targeting Flic Gene 52
  3.3 Sensitivity Testing Of Salmonella Typhi Isolates 57
  3.4 Biofilm Production Phenomenon 58
  3.5 Characterization Of Biofilm Matrix 62
  3.6 Presence Of Vi Gene In Biofilm Producers By Using Polymerase Chain Reaction 66
5 4 Results
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  4.1 Bacterial Strain Isolation And Identification 67
  4.2 Confirmation Of Strains By Using Polymerase Chain Reaction Targeting Flic Gene 67
  4.3 Sensitivity Testing Of Salmonella Typhi Isolates 70
  4.4 Biofilm Production Phenomenon 70
  4.5 Characterization Of Biofilm Matrix 82
  4.6 Capsule Produced By Salmonella Typhi Does Not Play Role In Biofilm Formation 94
6 5 Discussion 95
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