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Stop superbugs with laser treatment

1st July 2008

Researchers at University College London have said that a dye activated by lasers could be used to kill superbug infections such as MRSA.

The team found that the dye generated chemicals which eradicated bacteria. "The growing resistance to conventional antibiotics among organisms that infect wounds and burns makes such infections difficult to treat," the team wrote. 

 

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Article Information

Title: Stop superbugs with laser treatment
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 7344
Date Added: 1st Jul 2008

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