Alyson Bexfield

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wales
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection and partial characterisation of two antibacterial factors from the excretions/secretions of the medicinal maggot Lucilia sericata and their activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
    Alyson Bexfield
    School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Microbes Infect 6:1297-304. 2004
  2. doi request reprint The antibacterial activity against MRSA strains and other bacteria of a <500Da fraction from maggot excretions/secretions of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
    Alyson Bexfield
    Department of Biological Sciences, SOTEAS, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
    Microbes Infect 10:325-33. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Disruption of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms by medicinal maggot Lucilia sericata excretions/secretions
    Llinos G Harris
    Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Institute of Life Science, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Int J Artif Organs 32:555-64. 2009

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection and partial characterisation of two antibacterial factors from the excretions/secretions of the medicinal maggot Lucilia sericata and their activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
    Alyson Bexfield
    School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Microbes Infect 6:1297-304. 2004
    ..The potent activity of this factor was comparable to that of native excretions/secretions. A larger, 0.5-3-kDa factor with significant activity against S. aureus was also partially characterised...
  2. doi request reprint The antibacterial activity against MRSA strains and other bacteria of a <500Da fraction from maggot excretions/secretions of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
    Alyson Bexfield
    Department of Biological Sciences, SOTEAS, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
    Microbes Infect 10:325-33. 2008
    ..aureus and E. coli. ES<500 also demonstrated bacteriostatic activity against S. aureus, however, bactericidal activity and the induction of a viable but non-culturable state were observed with ES<500-treated E. coli...
  3. ncbi request reprint Disruption of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms by medicinal maggot Lucilia sericata excretions/secretions
    Llinos G Harris
    Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Institute of Life Science, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Int J Artif Organs 32:555-64. 2009
    ..In purified form, ES-factors may have general applicability for the treatment or prevention of chronic biofilm infections caused by staphylococci...