BacterioFiles 294: Bacteria Benefit Bad Burns

May 22, 2017
Lactobacillus plantarum

Lactobacillus plantarum colonies
Donald Breakwell et al. 2007.

This episode: Probiotic bacteria prevent deadly infections in mice with serious burns!

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Show notes:
Journal Paper:
Argenta A, Satish L, Gallo P, Liu F, Kathju S. 2016. Local Application of Probiotic Bacteria Prophylaxes against Sepsis and Death Resulting from Burn Wound Infection. PLOS ONE 11:e0165294.

Journal Paper:
Mousa WK, Shearer C, Limay-Rios V, Ettinger CL, Eisen JA, Raizada MN. 2016. Root-hair endophyte stacking in finger millet creates a physicochemical barrier to trap the fungal pathogen Fusarium graminearum. Nat Microbiol 1:16167.

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