Ulrika Furustrand Tafin

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Biofilm formation is a multi-step process influenced by surface properties. We investigated early and mature biofilm of Staphylococcus aureus on 4 different biological calcium phosphate (CaP) bone grafts used for filling bone defects. We investigated standardised cylinders of fresh and fresh-frozen human bone grafts were harvested from femoral heads;(More)
Osteomyelitis is responsible for high treatment costs, long hospital stays, and results in substantial morbidity. Treatment with surgical debridement and antibiotic-impregnated Polymethylmetacrylate (PMMA) beads is the standard of care, providing high local but low serum antibiotic concentrations, thereby avoiding systemic toxicity. However, for several(More)
3 Ulrika Furustrand Tafin,* Jacques F. Meis, Andrej Trampuz 4 5 1 Unit of Septic Surgery, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland 6 2 Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The 7 Netherlands 8 3 Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Canisius-Wilhelmina 9 Hospital, Nijmegen, The(More)
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