chapter  19
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β-Lactams for the Treatment of Biofilm-Associated Infections

ByIngrid L. Dodge, Karen Joy Shaw, Karen Bush

Biofilms are increasingly recognized as a medically relevant manifestation of persistent microbiological infection. As other chapters in this volume demonstrate, the biofilm field has made striking advances in the understanding of biofilm structure, etiology, ecology, and antimicrobial resistance, at least for a few model organisms.