Subject: clinical trial | hospital-acquired infections | built environment | environmental surfaces | translational research | Research
mesheuropmc: equipment and supplies | technology, industry, and agriculture
Objective: This is a translational science article that discusses copper alloys as antimicrobial environmental surfaces. Bacteria die when they come in contact with copper alloys in laboratory tests. Components made of copper alloys were also found to be efficacious in ... View more
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