Topic: infection detection

University researchers developed a coating for IV catheters that would  fight potential MRSA and related bacterial infections common in hospital settings. The coating is made up of a drug and a plastic polymer.

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New discovery could prevent common hospital infections

March 15, 2019 0 comments

When life-saving drugs wind through catheters and into the drifting current of the bloodstream, sometimes unwanted and even deadly bacteria tag along, prepared to invade and infect vulnerable immune systems.

New biosensor provides improved infection detection

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New biosensor provides improved infection detection

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Researchers have been trying to formulate the best way to quickly detect an infection in open wounds without relying on time-consuming tests.