Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 19th, 2002
Researchers at the University of Rochester have yet to incorporate a sensor chip onto a gauze dressing but once completed, the bandage would sense the germ and change color to alert a patient to the possibility of infection.
Among the bacteria the bandage potentially could pinpoint are those that cause strep throat and common skin staph infections. Others such as Escherchia coli, salmonella and listeria, which can cause abdominal cramps,...
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