Corpus ID: 34106973

Endotoxins and medical devices: the significance of dead bacteria.

@article{Williams2003EndotoxinsAM,
  title={Endotoxins and medical devices: the significance of dead bacteria.},
  author={David Williams},
  journal={Medical device technology},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          8-11
        }
}
  • David Williams
  • Published in Medical device technology 2003
  • Biology, Medicine
  • There has been some recent speculation that endotoxins, the toxic molecules that are present in the cell wall of certain bacteria, could play a role in the development of tissue reactions to medical devices. This article discusses the basis for this speculation. 

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