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Electric Field-Based Dressing Helps Heal Wound Infections

Indiana University. (2019, May 17). Electric Field-Based Dressing Helps Heal Wound Infections. ScienceDaily.

Researchers have found a way to charge up the fight against bacterial infections using electricity. Scientists have developed a dressing that uses an electric field to disrupt biofilm infection in wounds.

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  1. Kasturi Ganesh Barki, Amitava Das, Sriteja Dixith, Piya Das Ghatak, Shomita Mathew-Steiner, Elizabeth Schwab, Savita Khanna, Daniel J. Wozniak, Sashwati Roy, Chandan K. Sen. Electric Field Based Dressing Disrupts Mixed-Species Bacterial Biofilm Infection and Restores Functional Wound HealingAnnals of Surgery, 2019; 269 (4): 756 DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002504