Smart catheter detects, kills infections

A new “smart catheter” senses the start of an infection and automatically releases an anti-bacterial substance. It is being tested at the University of Michigan in an effort to stop catheter-related blood and urinary tract infections. Dipankar Koley , the principal researcher on the project, said the technology can be applied to catheters inserted into blood vessels and the urinary tract. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics catheters HAI read more

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