Graphite nanoplatelets on medical devices prevent infections -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Graphite nanoplatelets on medical devices prevent infections

24.03.2020

Image: a grey "cloud" and red bacteria in a graphic; Copyright: Yen Strandqvist/Chalmers

Graphite nanoplatelets integrated into plastic medical surfaces can prevent infections, killing 99.99 per cent of bacteria which try to attach - a cheap and viable potential solution to a problem which affects millions, costs huge amounts of time and money, and accelerates antibiotic resistance.

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Image: plastic tubes; Copyright: panthermedia.net/scanrail

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