Chapter 2. Rationale for Biofilm Eradication from Modern Medical Devices

  1. Tamilvanan Shunmugaperumal

Published Online: 29 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640463.ch2

Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections

Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections

How to Cite

Shunmugaperumal, T. (2010) Rationale for Biofilm Eradication from Modern Medical Devices, in Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470640463.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470479964

Online ISBN: 9780470640463

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Keywords:

  • biofilm eradication rationale - from modern medical devices;
  • implant-associated infection and host immune response - microbes on indwelling implants;
  • orthopedic-device-related infection (ODRI) management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • An Implant-Associated Infection

  • Surgically Implanted Device Infections

  • Orthopedic-Device-Related Infections

  • References