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Lattwein, K.R. (author), Beekers, Inés (author), Kouijzer, Joop J.P. (author), Leon-Grooters, Mariël (author), Langeveld, Simone A.G. (author), van Rooij, Tom (author), van der Steen, A.F.W. (author), de Jong, N. (author), van Wamel, Willem J.B. (author), Kooiman, Klazina (author)
Bacteria encased in a biofilm poses significant challenges to successful treatment, since both the immune system and antibiotics are ineffective. Sonobactericide, which uses ultrasound and microbubbles, is a potential new strategy for increasing antimicrobial effectiveness or directly killing bacteria. Several studies suggest that...
journal article 2022
Kouijzer, Joop J.P. (author), Lattwein, Kirby R. (author), Beekers, Inés (author), Langeveld, Simone A.G. (author), Leon-Grooters, Mariël (author), Strub, Jean Marc (author), Oliva, Estefania (author), de Jong, N. (author), van der Steen, A.F.W. (author)
Bacterial biofilms are a huge burden on our healthcare systems worldwide. The lack of specificity in diagnostic and treatment possibilities result in difficult-to-treat and persistent infections. The aim of this in vitro study was to investigate if microbubbles targeted specifically to bacteria in biofilms could be used both for diagnosis as...
journal article 2021