PJM 2018 vol. 67

PJM 67 (1) 2018

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Detection of Acinetobacter spp. in blood cultures by an improved fluorescent in situ hybridization assay
ASAADI H., NAEIMI B., GHARIBI S., KHOSRAVI A., DOBARADARAN S., TAHERKHANI R., TAJBAKHSH S.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):3-10. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6137

Non-invasive diagnostic of Helicobacter pylori in stools by Nested-qPCR
TABORDA M.I., AQUEA G., NILO Y., SALVATIERRA K., LÓPEZ N., LÓPEZ S., BRESKY G., MADARIAGA J.A., ZAFFIRI V., HÄBERLE S., BERNAL G.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):11-18. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5881

Molecular characterization of the cry gene profile of Bacillus thuringiensis isolated from a caribbean region of Colombia
FRAGOSO P., ARMIJO A., GÓMEZ D., GÓMEZ C., BUGUEÑO M., SÁNCHEZ G., VENEGAS J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):19-26. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6138 [supplementary materials]

High-throughput sequencing analysis of endophytic bacteria diversity in fruits of white and red pitayas from three different origins
REN Z., TANG S., JIANG Y., JIANG M., ZHENG S., LIU W., YANG Z., SANG S., CHEN Z., XIA T., YIN M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):27-35. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6139

Natural attenuation potential of polychlorinated biphenyl-polluted marine sediments
ALDHAFIRI S., MAHMOUD H., AL-SARAWI M., ISMAIL W.A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):37-48. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6140 [supplementary materials]

Isolation and characteristics of biotechnologically important antagonistic thermophilic bacteria from rhizosphere of Haloxylon salicornicum
ASLAM M., NASIM F.-U.-H., RUHI R., MURAD H., EJAZ S., CHOUDHARY M.S., MUSTAFA G., ASHRAF M., REHMAN J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):49-58. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6142

A low-tech bioreactor system for the enrichment and production of ureolytic microbes
AOKI M., NOMA T., YONEMITSU H., ARAKI N., YAMAGUCHI T., HAYASHI K.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):59-65. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6144

MALDI-TOF MS detection of endophytic bacteria associated with great nettle (Urtica dioica L.), grown in Algeria
TOUBAL S., BOUCHENAK O., ELHADDAD D., YAHIAOUI K., BOUMAZA S., ARAB K.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):67-72. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6145

The very low frequency of Epstein-Barr JC and BK viruses DNA in colorectal cancer tissues in Shiraz, Southwest Iran
SARVARI J., MAHMOUDVAND S., PIRBONYEH N., SAFAEI A., HOSSEINI S.Y.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):73-79. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6146

Comparison of methods used for the diagnosis of Epstein-Barr virus infections in children
KASIFOGLU N., OZ S., DINLEYICI E.C., US T., BOR O., DURMAZ G., AKGUN Y.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):81-88. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.6287

Isolation of Sabin-like polioviruses from sewage in Poland
FIGAS A., WIECZOREK M., ŻUK-WASEK A., LITWIŃSKA B.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):89-96. DOI 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6147

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

Evaluation of the Carba NP test for the detection of carbapenemase activity in Bacteroides species
AKYAR I., AYAS M., KARATUNA O., BESLI Y.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):97-101. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6148

Rapid detection of bloodstream pathogens in oncologic patients with a FilmArray multiplex PCR assay: comparison with culture methods
SZYMANKIEWICZ M., NAKONOWSKA B.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):103-107. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6149

Changes of microbial diversity during swine manure treatment process
KIM M., YUN J.-I., WON S.-G., PARK K.-H.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):109-112. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6150

Comparative seroprevalence of hepatitis A and E viruses in blood donors from Wielkopolska region, west-central Poland
BURA M., ŁAGIEDO-ŻELAZOWSKA M., MICHALAK M., SIKORA J., MOZER-LISEWSKA I.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):113-115. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6151

The prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in Polish poultry meat
SZOSLAND-FAŁTYN A., BARTODZIEJSKA B., KRÓLASIK J., PAZIAK-DOMAŃSKA B., KORSAK D., CHMIELA M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(1):117-120. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.6152

PJM 67 (2) 2018

MINIREVIEWS

Non-antibiotics, efflux pumps and drug resistance of Gram-negative rods
LAUDY A.E.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):129-135; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-017

Bacteriological, clinical and virulence aspects of Aeromonas-associated diseases in humans
DEY BHOWMICK U., BHATTACHARJEE S.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):137-149; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-020

Brucella – virulence factors, pathogenesis and treatment
GŁOWACKA P., ŻAKOWSKA D., NAYLOR K., NIEMCEWICZ M., BIELAWSKA-DRÓZD A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):151-161; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-029

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Isolation of bacteriocin-producing Staphylococcus spp. strains from human skin wounds, soft tissue infections and bovine mastitis
ZALEWSKA M., CHUREY J.J., WOROBO R.W., MILEWSKI S., SZWEDA P.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):163-169; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-018

Genetic analysis method for Staphylococcus chromogenes associated with goat mastitis
RUIZ-ROMERO R.A., CERVANTES-OLIVARES R.A., DUCOING-WATTY A.E., MARTÍNEZ-GÓMEZ D., DÍAZ-APARICIO E., MÉNDEZ-OLVERA E.T.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):171-180; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-019

Screening and identification of Trichoderma strains isolated from natural habitats with potential to cellulose and xylan degrading enzymes production
MARECIK R., BŁASZCZYK L., BIEGAŃSKA-MARECIK R., PIOTROWSKA-CYPLIK A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):181-190; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-021

The heavy-metal resistance determinant of newly isolated bacterium from a nickel-contaminated soil in southwest Slovakia
REMENÁR M., KAMLÁROVÁ A., HARICHOVÁ J., ZÁMOCKÝ M., FERIANC P.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):191-201; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-022

Distribution of cell envelope proteinases genes among Polish strains of Lactobacillus helveticus
SKRZYPCZAK K.W., GUSTAW W.Z., WAŚKO A.D.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):203-211; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-026

The usefulness of chromogenic media for qualitative and semi-quantitative diagnostic of urinary tract infections
STEFANIUK E.M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):213-218; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-031

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

Identification of pathogenicity of Yersinia enterocolitica in pig tonsils using the real-time PCR
STACHELSKA M.A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):219-222; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-023

Global transcriptome changes of biofilm-forming Staphylococcus epidermidis responding to total alkaloids of Sophorea alopecuroides
GUAN C.-P., LUO H.-X., HE F., ZHOU X.-Z.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):223-226; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-024

Sero-epidemiology and risk factor analysis of measles among children in Pakistan
RASOOL M.H., RAFIQ A., NAWAZ M.Z., SHAFIQUE M., SAQALEIN M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):227-231; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-025

Seroprevalence of selected zoonotic agents among hunters from eastern Poland
TOKARSKA-RODAK M., WEINER M., SZYMAŃSKA-CZERWIŃSKA M., PAŃCZUK A., NIEMCZUK K., SROKA J., RÓŻYCKI M., IWANIAK W.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):233-236; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-027

New gene responsible for resistance of clinical corynebacteria to macrolide, lincosamide and streptogramin B
SZEMRAJ M., KWASZEWSKA A., SZEWCZYK E.M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):237-240; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-028

Development and evaluation of a latex agglutination test for the identification of Francisella tularensis subspecies pathogenic for human
RASTAWICKI W., FORMIŃSKA K., ZASADA A.A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(2):241-244; DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-030

PJM 67 (3) 2018

MINIREVIEWS

Are probiotic really safe for humans?
ZAWISTOWSKA-ROJEK A., TYSKI S.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):251–258. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-044

Secondary metabolites of actinomycetes and their antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties
JAKUBIEC-KRZESNIAK K., RAJNISZ-MATEUSIAK A., GUSPIEL A., ZIEMSKA J., SOLECKA J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):259–272. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-048

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Exopolysaccharides produced by Lactobacillus rhamnosus KL 53A and Lactobacillus casei Fyos affect their adhesion to enterocytes
KONIECZNA C., SŁODZIŃSKI M., SCHMIDT M.T.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):273–281. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-032

Biohydrogen production by Antarctic psychrotolerant Klebsiella sp. ABZ11
MOHAMMED A., ABDUL-WAHAB M.F., HASHIM M., OMAR A.H., MD REBA M.N., SAID M.F.M., SOEED K., ALIAS S.A., SMYKLA J., ABBA M., IBRAHIM Z.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):283–290. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-033

Evaluation of modified hodge test as a non-molecular assay for accurate detection of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae
GHASEMNEJAD A., DOUDI M., AMIRMOZAFARI N.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):291–295. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-034

Optimization of mixed solid-state fermentation of soybean meal by Lactobacillus species and Clostridium butyricum
SU L.-W., CHENG Y.-H., HSIAO F.S.H., HAN J.-C., YU Y.-H.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):297–305. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-035

Broad prebiotic potential of non-starch polysaccharides from oats (Avena sativa L.): an in vitro study
SARGAUTIENE V., NAKURTE I., NIKOLAJEVA V
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):307–313. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-036

The effect of silver nanoparticles on Listeria monocytogenes PCM2191 peptidoglycan metabolism and cell permeability
MARKOWSKA K., GRUDNIAK A.M., MILCZAREK B., WOLSKA K.I.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):315–320. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-037

Isolation of bacterial endophytes from Phalaris arundinacea and their potential in diclofenac and sulfamethoxazole degradation
WĘGRZYN A., FELIS E.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):321–331. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-039

Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii from air and patients of intensive care units
JIANG M., MU Y., LI M., ZHANG Z., HAN S.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):333–338. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-040

Bacterial microbiota and fatty acids in the faeces of overweight and obese children
BARCZYŃSKA R., LITWIN M., SLIŻEWSKA K., SZALECKI M., BERDOWSKA A., BANDURSKA K., LIBUDZISZ Z., KAPUŚNIAK J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):339–345. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-041

RNA quality control using external standard RNA
HASEGAWA T., TAKAHASHI J., IWAHASHI H.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):347–353. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-042

Improved production of recombinant human β-NGF in Escherichia coli – a bioreactor scale study
HAJIHASSAN Z., TILKO P.G., SADAT S.M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):355–363. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-045

The emergence of different functionally equivalent PAH degrading microbial communities from a single soil in liquid PAH enrichment cultures and soil microcosms receiving PAHs with and without bioaugmentation
PIUBELI F.A., DOS SANTOS L.G., FERNÁNDEZ E.N., DA SILVA F.H., DURRANT L.R., GROSSMAN M.J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):365–375. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-046

Biochemical and molecular characterization of a native haloalkalophilic tolerant strain from the Texcoco Lake
SOTO-PADILLA M.Y., GORTÁRES-MOROYOQUI P., CIRA-CHÁVEZ L.A., ESTRADA-ALVARADO M.I.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):377–382. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-047

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

Gut microbial compositions in four age groups of Tibetan minipigs
JIANG X., CHEN B., GU D., RONG Z., SU X., YUE M., ZHOU H., GU W.W.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(3):383–388. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-038

PJM 67 (4) 2018

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Emergence of high-level gentamicin resistance among Enterococci clinical isolates from burn patients in south-west of Iran: vancomycin still working
LABIBZADEH M., KAYDANI G.A., SAVARI M., EKRAMI A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):401-406. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-043

Aspergillus penicillioides Speg. implicated in keratomycosis
MACHOWICZ-MATEJKO E., FURMAŃCZYK A., ZALEWSKA E.D.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):407-416. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-049

Functional and transcriptomic characterization of a dye-decolorizing fungus from Taxus rhizosphere
HAO D.C., SONG S.M., CHENG Y., QIN Z.Q., GE G.B., AN B.L., XIAO P.G.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):417-429. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-050
[Supplementary materials]

A novel approach to study the effect of ciprofloxacin on biofilms of Corynebacterium spp. using confocal laser scanning microscopy
OLENDER A., BOGUT A., MAGRYŚ A., KRÓL-TURMIŃSKA K.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):431-439. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-051

Culturable endophytes diversity isolated from Paeonia ostii and the genetic basis for their bioactivity
YANG R.-X., ZHANG S.-W., XUE D., XUAN J.-H., ZHANG Y.-B., PENG B.-B.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):441–453. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-052

Comparison of the photosensitivity of biofilms of different genera of cariogenic bacteria in tooth slices
DARMANI H., TAWALBEH K.H., AL-HIYASAT A.S., AL-AKHRAS M.-A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):455-461. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-053

Emodin reduces the activity of (1,3)-β-D-glucan synthase from Candida albicans and does not interact with caspofungin
JANECZKO M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):463-470. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-054

Primary and secondary bacteremia caused by Proteus spp.: epidemiology, strains susceptibility and biofilm formation
KWIECIŃSKA-PIRÓG J., SKOWRON K., GOSPODAREK-KOMKOWSKA E.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):471-478. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-055

Comparison of PCR, fluorescent in situ hybridization and blood cultures for detection of bacteremia in children and adolescents during antibiotic therapy
ŹRÓDŁOWSKI T.W., JURKIEWICZ-BADACZ D., SROKA-OLEKSIAK A., SALAMON D., BULANDA M., GOSIEWSKI T.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):479-485. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-056

Drug susceptibility of non-tuberculous strains of Mycobacterium isolated from birds from Poland
LEDWOŃ A., NAPIÓRKOWSKA A., AUGUSTYNOWICZ-KOPEĆ E., SZELESZCZUK P.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):487-491. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-057

Evaluation of Neisseria meningitidis carriage with the analysis of serogroups, genogroups and clonal complexes among Polish soldiers
KORZENIEWSKI K., KONIOR M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):493-500. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-058

Epilithic biofilms in Lake Baikal: screening and diversity of PKS and NRPS genes in the genomes of heterotrophic bacteria
SUKHANOVA E., ZIMENS E., KALUZHNAYA O., PARFENOVA V., BELYKH O.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):501-516. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-060

Microbiology and drug resistance of pathogens in patients hospitalized at the nephrology department in the south of Poland
MICHNO M., SYDOR A., WAŁASZEK M., SUŁOWICZ W.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):517-524. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-061

A special risk group for hepatitis E infection: the first record of North Cyprus
SÜER K., GÜVENIR M., AYKAÇ A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):525-528. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-062

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

Detection of Coxiella burnetii and Francisella tularensis in tissues of wild-living animals and in ticks of north-west Poland
BIELAWSKA-DRÓZD A., CIEŚLIK P., ŻAKOWSKA D., GŁOWACKA P., WLIZŁO-SKOWRONEK B., ZIĘBA P., ZDUN A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2018. 67(4):529-534. DOI: 10.21307/pjm-2018-059