A Laboratory Assessment of Factors That Affect Bacterial Adhesion to Contact Lenses

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Debarun Dutta ; Mark DP Willcox (2013)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Biology, volume 2, issue 4, pages 1,268-1,281 (issn: 2079-7737, eissn: 2079-7737)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4009790, doi: 10.3390/biology2041268
  • Subject: Pseudomonas aeruginosa | Staphylococcus aureus | <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> | Article | Bacterial adhesion | contact lens | Biology (General) | Staphylococcus aureus | <i>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</i> | QH301-705.5

Adhesion of pathogenic microbes, particularly bacteria, to contact lenses is implicated in contact lens related microbial adverse events. Various in vitro conditions such as type of bacteria, the size of initial inoculum, contact lens material, nutritional content of me... View more
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