Radiolabelled antimicrobial peptides for imaging of infections: a review.


At present, it is difficult to distinguish between bacterial infections and sterile inflammatory processes using radiopharmaceuticals. This is so for a variety of reasons, including binding to bacteria with low affinity (e.g. infection) and binding to a specific micro-organism (e.g. radiolabelled monoclonal antibodies or F(ab)2 fragments thereof against… (More)