AST gains grant notice for antimicrobial coating:
This article was originally published in Clinica
AST Products has received notice of a grant from the US National Institutes of Health to support the development of a controlled-release antimicrobial coating for use on indwelling medical devices. Earlier development efforts by AST have shown that the coating prevents colonisation for up to four weeks against gram negative and gram positive bacteria and fungi, says the Billerica, Massachusetts firm. The new grant will help the firm optimise the coating for a variety of medical device applications.
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