PJM 2017 vol. 66

PJM 66 (1) 2017

MINIREVIEWS
From latent tuberculosis infection to tuberculosis. News in diagnostics (QuantiFERON-Plus)
BORKOWSKA D.I., NAPIÓRKOWSKA A.M., BRZEZIŃSKA S.A., KOZIŃSKA M., ZABOST A.T., AUGUSTYNOWICZ-KOPEĆ E.M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):5-8. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234987
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Application of metagenomic analyses in dentistry as a novel strategy enabling complex insight into microbial diversity of the oral cavity
BURCZYNSKA A., DZIEWIT L., DECEWICZ P., STRUZYCKA I., WROBLEWSKA M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):9-15. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234988
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ORIGINAL PAPERS
Deletion of atoR from Streptococcus pyogenes results in hypervirulence in a mouse model of sepsis and is LuxS independent
SITKIEWICZ I., MUSSER J.M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):17-24. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234989
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Expression of the fluoroquinolones efflux pump genes acrA and mdfA in urinary Escherichia coli isolates
ABDELHAMID S.M., ABOZAHRA R.R.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):25-30. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234990
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Antimicrobial effects of platelet-rich plasma against selected oral and periodontal pathogens
AGGOUR R.L., GAMIL L.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):31-37. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1235227
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A comparative study: taxonomic grouping of alkaline protease producing bacilli
TEKIN N., CIHAN A.C., BASAR KARACA B., COKMUS C.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):39-56. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234992
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Isolation and characterization of phosphate-solubilizing bacteria from mushroom residues and their effect on tomato plant growth promotion
ZHANG J., WANG P., FANG L., ZHANG Q.-A., YAN C., CHEN J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):57-65. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234993
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Dipicolinic acid release and the germination of Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris spores under nutrient germinants
PORĘBSKA I., SOKOŁOWSKA B., WOŹNIAK Ł.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):67-74. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234994
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Microbial biomass and enzymatic activity of the surface microlayer and subsurface water in two dystrophic lakes
KOSTRZEWSKA-SZLAKOWSKA I., KIERSZTYN B.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):75-84. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234995
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Suppressive effect of Trichoderma spp. on toxigenic Fusarium species
BŁASZCZYK L., BASIŃSKA-BARCZAK A., ĆWIEK-KUPCZYŃSKA H., GROMADZKA K., POPIEL D., STĘPIEŃ Ł.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):85-100. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234996
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Screening and identification of yeasts antagonistic to pathogenic fungi show a narrow optimal pH range for antagonistic activity
CHEN P.-H., CHOU J.Y.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):101-106. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234997
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SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
Use of amplification fragment length polymorphism to genotype Pseudomonas stutzeri strains following exposure to ultraviolet light A
LOMBARDI L., ZOPPO M., RIZZATO C., EGAN C.G., SCARPATO R., TAVANTI A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):107-111. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234998
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Vital staining of bacteria by sunset yellow pigment
GAO P., SUN C., LI Y., ZOU X., WU X., LING Y., LUAN C., CHEN H.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):113-117. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1234999
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Outpatient antibiotic consumption fluctuations in a view of unreasonable antibacterial therapy
CISZEWSKI M., CZEKAJ T., SZEWCZYK E.M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):119-123. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1235000
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Susceptibility of vascular implants to colonization in vitro by Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Enterococcus faecalis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa
WOŹNIAK W., KOZIŃSKA A., CIOSTEK P., SITKIEWICZ I.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):125-129. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1235001
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Antiviral resistance of splenocytes in aged mice
ZACZYŃSKA E., ARTYM J., KOCIĘBA M., BURSTER T., KRUZEL M., PAPROCKA M., ZIMECKI M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(1):131-134. https://doi.org/10.5604/17331331.1235002
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PJM 66 (2) 2017

MINIREVIEWS
Biochar-rhizosphere interactions – a review
GŁUSZEK S., SAS-PASZT L., SUMOROK B., KOZERA R.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):151-161. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.6288
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ORIGINAL PAPERS
Genetic characterization of a novel composite transposon carrying armA and aac(6)-Ib genes in an Escherichia coli isolate from Egypt
KASHEF M.T., HELMY O.M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):163-169. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7835
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Trends of bloodstream infections in a university Greek hospital during a three-year period: incidence of multidrug-resistant bacteria and seasonality in Gram-negative predominance
KOLONITSIOU F., PAPADIMITRIOU-OLIVGERIS M., SPILIOPOULOU A., STAMOULI V., PAPAKOSTAS V., APOSTOLOPOULOU E., PANAGIOTOPOULOS C., MARANGOS M., ANASTASSIOU E.D., CHRISTOFIDOU M., SPILIOPOULOU I.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):171-180. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7834
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Effect of lyophilization on survivability and growth kinetic of Trichoderma strains preserved on various agriculture by-products
WITKOWSKA D., BUSKA-PISAREK K., ŁABA W., PIEGZA M., KANCELISTA A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):181-188. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4361
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Gene expression during BTEX biodegradation by a microbial consortium acclimatized to unleaded gasoline and a Pseudomonas putida strain (HM346961) isolated from it
MORLETT CHÁVEZ J.A., ASCACIO MARTÍNEZ J.Á., HASKINS W.E., ACUÑA ASKAR K., BARRERA SALDAÑA H.A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):189-199. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7836
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The diversity, growth promoting abilities and anti-microbial activities of bacteria isolated from the fruiting body of Agaricus bisporus
XIANG Q., LUO L., LIANG Y., CHEN Q., ZHANG X., GU Y.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):201-207. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7837
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Molecular study of indigenous bacterial community composition on exposure to soil arsenic concentration gradient
BASU S., PAUL T., YADAV P., DEBNATH A., SARKAR K.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):209-221. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7838
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Safety evaluation of enterocin producer Enterococcus sp. strains isolated from traditional Turkish cheeses
AVCI M., TUNCER B.Ö.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):223-233. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7839
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Intracellular siderophore detection in an Egyptian, cobalt-treated Fusarium solani isolate using SEM-EDX with reference to its tolerance
RASHA F.M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):235-243. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7856
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In vitro interaction between fumonisin B1 and the intestinal microflora of pigs
DANG H.A., ZSOLNAI A., KOVACS M., BORS I., BÓNAI A., BÓTA B., SZABÓ-FODOR J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):245-250. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7858
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SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
Early KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia among intensive care unit patients non-colonized upon admission
PAPADIMITRIOU-OLIVGERIS M., FLIGOU F., SPILIOPOULOU I., BARTZAVALI C., DODOU V., VAMVAKOPOULOU S., KOUTSILEOU K., ZOTOU A., ANASTASSIOU E.D., CHRISTOFIDOU M., MARANGOS M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):251-254. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7863
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An improve protocol for PCR using LM1 and LM2 primers for Listeria monocytogenes detection in food matrices
GODÍNEZ-OVIEDO A., NAVA G.M., ARVIZU-MEDRANO S.M., HERNÁNDEZ-ITURRIAGA M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):255-257. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7869
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Bactericidal activity of cctenidine to various genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi, sensu lato spirochetes in vitro and in vivo
TYLEWSKA-WIERZBANOWSKA S., ROGUSKA U., LEWANDOWSKA G., CHMIELEWSKI T.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):259-263. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7874
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Erythromycin or clindamycin – is it still an empirical therapy against Streptococcus agalactiae in patients allergic to Penicillin?
LESZCZYŃSKI P., SOKÓŁ-LESZCZYŃSKA B., PIETRZAK B., SAWICKA-GRZELAK A., WIELGOŚ M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):265-268. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7878
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Influence of Pseudomonas and Bacillus strains isolated from Lolium perenne rhizospheric soil in Vojvodina (Serbia) on planth growth and soil microbial communities
STAMENOV D.R., DJURIC S., HAJNAL-JAFARI T., ANDJELKOVIC S.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):269-272. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7879
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Betaine improves polymer-grade D-lactic acid production by Sporolactobacillus inulinus using ammonia as green neutralizer
LV G., CHE C., LI L., XU S., GUAN W., ZHAO B., JU J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):273-276. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7880
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The serological surveillance of Hepatitis E virus among hunters and foresters in eastern Poland
WEINER M., TOKARSKA-RODAK M., PLEWIK D., PAŃCZUK A., SZEPELUK A., KRAJEWSKA M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):277-279. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7882
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Morphological and molecular characterization of Phoma complanata, a new causal agent of Archangelica officinalis Hoffm. in Poland
ZIMOWSKA B., ZALEWSKA E.D., KRÓL E.D., FURMAŃCZYK A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(2):281-285. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7886
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PJM 66 (3) 2017

ORIGINAL PAPERS
Metallo-beta-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a healthcare setting in Alexandria, Egypt
ABAZA A.F., EL SHAZLY S.A., SELIM H.S.A., ALY G.S.A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):297-308. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4855
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Polish physicians’ attitudes towards antibiotic prescription and antimicrobial resistance
MAZIŃSKA B., HRYNIEWICZ W.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):309-319. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4856
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Bioconversion of 16-dehydropregnenolone acetate to exclusively 4-androstene-3,17-dione by Delftia acidovorans MTCC 3363
AWADHIYA P., BANERJEE T., PATIL S.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):321-326. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4858
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Changes in the concentration of carbonyl compounds during the alcoholic fermentation process carried out with Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast
KŁOSOWSKI G., MIKULSKI D., ROLBIECKA A., CZUPRYŃSKI B.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):327-334. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4861
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The ability of a novel strain Scheffersomyces (syn. Candida) shehatae isolated from rotten wood to produce arabitol
KORDOWSKA-WIATER M., KUZDRALIŃSKI A., CZERNECKI T., TARGOŃSKI Z., FRĄC M., OSZUST K.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):335-343. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4863
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Metagenomic analysis of soil bacterial community and level of genes responsible for biodegradation of aromatic hydrocarbons
CZARNY J., STANINSKA-PIĘTA J., POWIERSKA-CZARNY J., NOWAK J., WOLKO Ł., PIOTROWSKA-CYPLIK A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):345-352. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4865
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Comparison of microbial communities associated with halophyte (Salsola stocksii) and non-halophyte (Triticum aestivum) using culture-independent approaches
MUKHTAR S., ISHAQ A., HASSAN S., MEHNAZ S., MIRZA M.S., MALIK K.A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):353-364. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4866
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Coomassie blue G250 for visualization of active bacteria from lake environment and culture
KIERSZTYN B., SIUDA W., CHRÓST R.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):365-373. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4867
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Bacterial communities from the arsenic mine in Złoty Stok, Sudety mountains, Poland
CŁAPA T., NAROŻNA D., SIUDA R., BORKOWSKI A., SELWET M., MĄDRZAK C.J., KOŹLECKA E.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):375-381. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4875
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MRSA in pig population
IVBULE M., MIKLAŠEVIČS E., ČUPĀNE L., BĒRZIŅA L., BĀLIŅŠ A., VALDOVSKA A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):383-392. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4876
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SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
Genes controlling 2-deoxyglucose induced lysis and formation of reactive oxygen species in Schizosaccharomyces pombe
VISHWANATHA A., D’SOUZA C.J.M., SCHWEINGRUBER M.E.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):393-396. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4877
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Clonal analysis of clinical and environmental Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from Meknes Region, Morocco
MAROUI I., BARGUIGUA A., ABOULKACEM A., ELHAFA H., OUARRAK K., SBITI M., LOUZI L., TIMINOUNI M., BELHAJ A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):397-400. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4882
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KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST11 in a children’s hospital in Poland
MACHULSKA M., BARANIAK A., ŻAK I., BOJARSKA K., ŻABICKA D., SOWA-SIERANT I., HRYNIEWICZ W., GNIADKOWSKI M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):401-404. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4884
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Genetic characterization of human enteroviruses associated with hand, foot and mouth diseases in Poland, 2013–2016
WIECZOREK M., CIĄĆKA A., KRZYSZTOSZEK A., FIGAS A., SZENBORN L.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(3):405-409. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.4889
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PJM 66 (4) 2017

ORIGINAL PAPERS
Transferrin and lactoferrin – human iron sources for enterococci
LISIECKI P.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):419-425. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.6495
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The prevalence of exoenzyme S gene in multidrug-sensitive and multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical strains
BOGIEL T., DEPTUŁA A., KWIECIŃSKA-PIRÓG J., PRAŻYŃSKA M., MIKUCKA A., GOSPODAREK-KOMKOWSKA E.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):427-431. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.6500
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Temperature, pH and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole are potent inhibitors of biofilm formation by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia clinical isolates
BIOČANIN M., MADI H., VASILJEVIĆ Z., KOJIĆ M., JOVČIĆ B., LOZO J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):433-438. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.6996
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Prevalence, influencing factors, antibiotic resistance, toxin and molecular characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA nasal carriage among diabetic population in the United States, 2001–2004
LIN J., PENG Y., BAI C., ZHANG T., ZHENG H., WANG X., YE J., YE X., LI Y, YAO Z.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):439-448. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7038
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Production, characterization and valuable applications of exopolysaccharides from marine Bacillus subtilis SH1
HASSAN S.W.M., IBRAHIM H.A.H.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):449-461. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7001
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Characterisation of antimicrobial properties of extracts of selected medicinal plants
CIOCH M., SATORA P., SKOTNICZNY M., SEMIK-SZCZURAK D., TARKO T.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):463-472. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7002
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Characterization of bacteriocin-producing lactic acid bacteria isolated from native fruits of Ecuadorian Amazon
GARZÓN K., ORTEGA C., TENEA G.N.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):473-481. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7037
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Physiological effects of whey- and milk-based probiotic yogurt in rats
SZABÓ-FODOR J., BÓNAI A., BÓTA B., EGYED L.S., LAKATOS F., PÁPAI G., ZSOLNAI A., GLÁVITS R., HORVATOVICH K., KOVÁCS M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):483-490. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7039
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Identification of Lactobacillus delbrueckii and Streptococcus thermophilus strains present in artisanal raw vow milk cheese using real-time PCR and classic plate count methods
STACHELSKA M.A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):491-499. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7041
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The determination and correlation of various virulence genes, ESBL, serum bactericidal effect and biofilm formation of clinical isolated classical Klebsiella pneumoniae and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae from respiratory tract infected patients
SHAH R.K., NI Z.H., SUN X.Y., WANG G.Q., LI F.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):501-508. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7042
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Characterization of microbial communities in acidified, sulfur containing soils
CZERWONKA G., KONIECZNA I., ŻARNOWIEC P., ZIELIŃSKI A., MALINOWSKA-GNIEWOSZ A., GAŁUSZKA A., MIGASZEWSKI Z., KACA W.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):509-517. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7043
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Study of patterns and markers of human immune deficiency virus -1 (HIV-1) progression and unemployment rate among patients from Alexandria, Egypt
GHONEIM F.M., RAOUF M.M., EISHAER N.S., ABDELHAMID S.M., NOOR EIDEEN R.A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):519-427. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7044
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SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
Analyses of plasmids harbouring quinolone resistance determinants in Enterobacteriaceae members
ERAC B., YILMAZ F.F., OZTURK I., AYDEMIR S.S., HOSGOR-LIMONCU M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):529-532. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7084
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Inhibition of multidrug-resistant Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria by a photoactivated porphyrin
BONDI M., MAZZINI A., DE NIEDERHÄUSERN S., ISEPPI R., MESSI P.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):533-536. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7092
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Metagenomic profiling of the bacterial community changes from koji to mash stage in the brewing of soy sauce
WANG H., WEI Q., GUI S., FENG Y., ZHANG Y., LIU Y., LU F.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):537-541. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7097
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Seroprevalence of rubella and cytomegalia in young women from Biała Podlaska district
PLEWIK D., TOKARSKA-RODAK M., PASZKIEWICZ J., SZEPELUK A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2017;66(4):543-545. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.7103
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ERRATUM
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