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Anti-bacterial discovery will prevent infections spreading on medical devices

11:00 EDT 20 Mar 2017 | Physorg.COM

Microbiologists at Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new way to prevent bacteria from growing on medical devices such as hip replacements or heart valves implanted in the human body. The discovery is a step towards developing new preventive strategies that could have a direct impact on the recovery of patients in the immediate aftermath of a surgical operation.

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