A biofilm growth protocol and the design of a magnetic field exposure setup to be used in the study of magnetic fields as a means of controlling bacterial biofilms.

@article{McLeod2009ABG,
  title={A biofilm growth protocol and the design of a magnetic field exposure setup to be used in the study of magnetic fields as a means of controlling bacterial biofilms.},
  author={Brett R. McLeod and Elizabeth Louise. Sandvik},
  journal={Bioelectromagnetics},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          56-63
        }
}
The use of prosthetic implants is increasing both in the United States and around the world and there is a concomitant rise in cases of biofilm-based, persistent infections that are quite serious and virtually impervious to antibiotic treatment. The development of alternate therapies that do not involve long term use of high levels of antibiotics or surgical intervention is needed. Based on the success of using electric or magnetic fields to alter certain physiological processes, it is… CONTINUE READING
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