Organoselenium coating on cellulose inhibits the formation of biofilms by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus.

@article{Tran2009OrganoseleniumCO,
  title={Organoselenium coating on cellulose inhibits the formation of biofilms by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus.},
  author={Phat L. Tran and Adrienne A Hammond and Thomas H. Mosley and Janette Cortez and Tracy Gray and Jane A. Colmer-Hamood and Mayank Shashtri and Julian E. Spallholz and Abdul N Hamood and Ted W. Reid},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={75 11},
  pages={3586-92}
}
Among the most difficult bacterial infections encountered in treating patients are wound infections, which may occur in burn victims, patients with traumatic wounds, necrotic lesions in people with diabetes, and patients with surgical wounds. Within a wound, infecting bacteria frequently develop biofilms. Many current wound dressings are impregnated with antimicrobial agents, such as silver or antibiotics. Diffusion of the agent(s) from the dressing may damage or destroy nearby healthy tissue… CONTINUE READING
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