Effect of Silver-Doped Phosphate-Based Glasses on Bacterial Biofilm Growth



Valappil, Sabeel P ORCID: 0000-0001-9646-8406, Knowles, Jonathan C and Wilson, Michael
(2008) Effect of Silver-Doped Phosphate-Based Glasses on Bacterial Biofilm Growth. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74 (16). 5228 - 5230.

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Abstract

<jats:title>ABSTRACT</jats:title> <jats:p> Silver-containing phosphate-based glasses were found to reduce the growth of <jats:italic>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</jats:italic> and <jats:italic>Staphylococcus aureus</jats:italic> biofilms, which are leading causes of nosocomial infections. The rates of glass degradation (1.27 to 1.41 μg·mm <jats:sup>−2</jats:sup> ·h <jats:sup>−1</jats:sup> ) and the corresponding silver release were found to account for the variation in biofilm growth inhibitory effect. </jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Subjects: ?? RK ??
Divisions: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences > Institute of Life Courses and Medical Sciences > School of Dentistry
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2008 12:38
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2021 20:10
DOI: 10.1128/aem.00086-08
Publisher's Statement : APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Aug. 2008, p. 5228–5230 Vol. 74, No. 16 0099-2240/08/$08.000 doi:10.1128/AEM.00086-08 Copyright © 2008, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/741