Enhancement of photodynamic inactivation of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms by disruptive strategies


Photodynamic inactivation (PDI) has been used to inactivate microorganisms through the use of photosensitizers and visible light. On the one hand, near-infrared treatment (NIRT) has also bactericidal and dispersal effects on biofilms. In addition, dispersal biological tools such as enzymes have also been employed in antibiotic combination treatments. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10103-017-2253-3


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