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Title: The development of a silicone rubber surface inhibitory to the adherence of microorganisms
Author: Price, Claire Louise
ISNI:       0000 0004 2750 2270
Awarding Body: Cardiff University
Current Institution: Cardiff University
Date of Award: 2004
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A second aspect to the study involved determining the surface roughness of a variety of commercially available urinary catheters and relating their roughness to the motility rates of P. mirabilis. Motility rate was highest on the roughest catheter surfaces (hydrogel and silver/hydrogel) suggesting that manufacturers should consider topographical features as well as antimicrobial coatings when attempting to combat microbial colonisation.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: QR Microbiology