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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 232514, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/232514
Research Article

Effect of Plasma Processing and Organosilane Modifications of Polyethylene on Aeromonas hydrophila Biofilm Formation

Institute of Fermentation Technology and Microbiology, Lodz University of Technology, Ulica Wolczanska 171/173, 90-924 Lodz, Poland

Received 11 April 2013; Accepted 2 December 2013; Published 30 January 2014

Academic Editor: Anjali Joshi

Copyright © 2014 Dorota Kregiel and Kamila Niedzielska. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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