A study of the structure of the crystalline bacterial biofilms that can encrust and block silver Foley catheters

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The aim of this study was to examine the structure of the crystalline bacterial biofilms that encrust and block silver/hydrogel-coated latex catheters. Scanning electron microscopy was used to examine the crystalline deposits that were found encrusting catheters obtained from six patients undergoing long-term catheterization in a community setting. Large… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00240-009-0176-6

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@article{Morgan2009ASO, title={A study of the structure of the crystalline bacterial biofilms that can encrust and block silver Foley catheters}, author={Sheridan D. Morgan and Deborah Rigby and David James Stickler}, journal={Urological Research}, year={2009}, volume={37}, pages={89-93} }