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The Open Microbiology Journal


ISSN: 1874-2858 ― Volume 11, 2017

Note: Average publication time of 18 days between final acceptance of revised manuscript and its publication


RESEARCH ARTICLE
Co-Occurrence of Plasmid-Mediated AmpC β-Lactamase Activity Among Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia Coli
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 195-202
Abdulaziz Zorgani, Hiyam Daw, Najib Sufya, Abdullah Bashein, Omar Elahmer, Chedly Chouchani

[Electronic publication date: 26/09/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-195] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010195]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
The Molecular Study of Antibiotic Resistance to Quinolones in Salmonella enterica Strains Isolated in Tehran, Iran
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 189-194
Shirin Malehmir, Reza Ranjbar, Naser Harzandi

[Electronic publication date: 21/09/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-189] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010189]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Antimicrobial Activity of Cultivable Endophytic Fungi Associated with Hancornia Speciosa Gomes Bark
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 179-188
Mardonny Bruno de Oliveira Chagas, Irailton Prazeres dos Santos, Luis Claudio Nascimento da Silva, Maria Tereza dos Santos Correia, Janete Magali de Araújo, Marilene da Silva Cavalcanti, Vera Lucia de Menezes Lima

[Electronic publication date: 21/09/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-179] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010179]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Antibiotic Based Phenotype and Hospital Admission Profile are the Most Likely Predictors of Genotyping Classification of MRSA
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 167-178
Ali M. Bazzi, Jaffar A. Al-Tawfiq, Ali A. Rabaan, Dianne Neal, Aimee Ferraro, Mahmoud M. Fawarah

[Electronic publication date: 21/09/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-167] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010167]

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LETTER
Aerococcus urinae and Aerococcus sanguinicola: Susceptibility Testing of 120 Isolates to Six Antimicrobial Agents Using Disk Diffusion (EUCAST), Etest, and Broth Microdilution Techniques
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 160-166
Derya Carkaci, Xiaohui C. Nielsen, Kurt Fuursted, Robert Skov, Ole Skovgaard, Emilio P. Trallero, Reto Lienhard, Jenny Åhman, Erika Matuschek, Gunnar Kahlmeter, Jens J. Christensen

[Electronic publication date: 21/09/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-160] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010160]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Sub-Inhibitory Concentrations of Rifampicin Strongly Stimulated Biofilm Production in S. aureus
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 142-151
Agostinho Alves Lima-e-Silva, Renato Geraldo Silva-Filho, Henry Marcel Zalona Fernandes, Carmen Soares Meirelles Saramago, Alice Slotfeldt Viana, Maria José Souza, Eduardo Matos Nogueira

[Electronic publication date: 30/06/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-142] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010142]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Non-Coding RNAs are Differentially Expressed by Nocardia brasiliensis in Vitro and in Experimental Actinomycetoma
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 112-125
Josué S. Cruz-Rabadán, Juan Miranda-Ríos, Guadalupe Espín-Ocampo, Luis J. Méndez-Tovar, Héctor Rubén Maya-Pineda, Francisca Hernández-Hernández

[Electronic publication date: 30/06/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-112] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010112]

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LETTER
Effects of Prenatal Consumption of Caprine Milk Oligosaccharides on Mice Mono-associated with Bifidobacterium Bifidum (AGR2166)
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 105-111
Caroline Thum, Kikuji Itoh, Wayne Young, Adrian Cookson, Warren McNabb, Nicole Roy

[Electronic publication date: 30/06/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-105] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010105]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Assessment of Physicochemical and Microbiological Quality of Public Swimming Pools in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 98-104
Kokebe Yedeme, Melese Hailu Legese, Almaz Gonfa, Somson Girma

[Electronic publication date: 21/06/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-98] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010098]

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LETTER
Risk Factors for Acquisition of Fluoroquinolone or Aminoglycoside Resistance in Addition to Carbapenem Resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 92-97
Kosuke Kosai, Norihito Kaku, Naoki Uno, Tomomi Saijo, Yoshitomo Morinaga, Yoshifumi Imamura, Hiroo Hasegawa, Taiga Miyazaki, Koichi Izumikawa, Hiroshi Mukae, Katsunori Yanagihara

[Electronic publication date: 31/05/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-92] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010092]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Evaluation of a Probe-Based PCR-ELISA System for Simultaneous Semi Quantitative Detection and Genotyping of Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) Infection in Clinical Specimens
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 83-91
Majid Talkhabifard, Naeme Javid, Abdolvahab Moradi, Amir Ghaemi, Alijan Tabarraei

[Electronic publication date: 31/05/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-83] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010083]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
The Immunomodulatory Effect of Trichophyton Rubrum Exoantigens in the Treatment of Experimental Septic Arthritis
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 72-82
Seyed. A Ghiasian, Amir H. Maghsood, Asadollah Abniki, Abbas Mirshafiey

[Electronic publication date: 30/05/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-72] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010072]

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REVIEW ARTICLE
Synergistic Effect of Colistin and Rifampin Against Multidrug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 63-71
Maryam Mohammadi, Hatef Khayat, Koroush Sayehmiri, Setareh Soroush, Fatemeh Sayehmiri, Somayeh Delfani, Lidija Bogdanovic, Morovat Taherikalani

[Electronic publication date: 28/04/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-63] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010063]

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REVIEW ARTICLE
Understanding the Mechanism of Bacterial Biofilms Resistance to Antimicrobial Agents
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 53-62
Shriti Singh, Santosh Kumar Singh, Indrajit Chowdhury, Rajesh Singh

[Electronic publication date: 28/04/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-53] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010053]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Use of Proviral DNA to Investigate Virus Resistance Mutations in HIV-infected Zimbabweans
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 45-52
Tutsirai V. Musingwini, Danai T. Zhou, Doreen Mhandire, Kerina Duri, Exnevia Gomo, Olav Oktedalen, Benjamin Chimukangara, Tinei Shamu, Sandra Shawarira-Bote, Collet Dandara, Babill Stray-Pedersen

[Electronic publication date: 28/04/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-45] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010045]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
A Study on the Microbiological Status of Mineral Drinking Water
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 31-44
Faria Y. Aditi, Shafkat S. Rahman, Md. M. Hossain

[Electronic publication date: 28/04/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-31] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010031]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
ESBL Production Among E. coli and Klebsiella spp. Causing Urinary Tract Infection: A Hospital Based Study
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 23-30
Pooja Shakya, Dhiraj Shrestha, Elina Maharjan, Vijay K. Sharma, Rabin Paudyal

[Electronic publication date: 28/04/2017] [Collection year: 2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-23] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010023]

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REVIEW ARTICLE
Virulence Factors Associated with Enterococcus Faecalis Infective Endocarditis: A Mini Review
The Open Microbiology Journal, 2017, 11: 1-11
Kristian T. Madsen, Marianne N. Skov, Sabine Gill, Michael Kemp

[Electronic publication date: 31/03/2017]
[Publisher Id: TOMICROJ-11-1] [DOI: 10.2174/1874285801711010001 ]

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