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Bactericide hydrogel prevents orthopedic implant infections

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Science Translational Medicine  30 May 2018:
Vol. 10, Issue 443, eaau0463
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aau0463

Abstract

A hydrogel formulation adheres to exposed tissue and fracture surfaces to deliver antimicrobial enzymes for localized treatment and prevention of orthopedic implant infections.

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