Latest Biofilm Stories
Researchers wrote in the journal Ecological Applications that pharmaceuticals commonly found in the environment are disrupting streams.
A new study has examined how bacteria clog medical devices, and the result isn’t pretty.
By studying a common marine bacterium, a team of international scientists may have found an important treatment for chronic sinusitis, a condition that plagues millions of people every year.
In their natural environment bacteria develop by forming communities of micro-organisms called biofilms that afford them greater resistance.
In the fall of 2010, Hoi-Ying Holman of the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) was approached by an international team researching a mysterious microbial community discovered deep in cold sulfur springs in southern Germany.
Depending on the size of your jetted hot tub, it can have 20 to 40 feet or more of plumbing, and when water sits stagnant in these lines, it can house all kinds of harmful bacteria and biofilm.
The Ladybug Tekno 2350 Steam Vapor Sanitization System Qualifies As A Disinfection Device For The EPA, Making It More Suitable Than Traditional Hard-Surface Disinfectants For Many Healthcare Settings
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common bacterium that can cause disease in animals and humans. It can be found in soil, water, skin flora, and most man-made environments throughout the world. It thrives in normal or hypoxic atmospheres; due to this it has colonized many natural and artificial environments. It can infect animals with damaged tissue or people with reduced immunity. Symptoms are generalized inflammation and sepsis. It can be fatal if colonization occurs in critical body organs,...
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