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Adtec Technology Featured in IoP article

27/11/09

London, UK, November 27th, 2009 - ADTEC plasma technology featured in Institute of Physics "Plasma produces KO cocktail for MRSA" article.

Technology developed by ADTEC and their partners, the Max Planck Institute, for plasma applications in medicine was featured in an Institute of Physics article released yesterday.

The article, entitled "Plasma produces KO cocktail for MRSA" discusses MRSA (methicillin-resistant Straphylococcus Aureus) and other drug-resistant bacteria that could face annihilation as low-temperature plasma prototype devices are being developed to offer safe, quick, easy and unfailing bactericidal cocktails.

The article focuses on two prototype devices, one for efficient disinfection of healthy skin (e.g. hands and feet) in hospitals and public spaces where bacteria can pose a lethal threat; and another to shoot bacteria-killing agents into infected chronic wounds and enable a quicker healing process.

The Institute of Physics' article was also picked up by the BBC, under the title "Device spells doom for superbugs". To read the articles, please click on the links below:

Institute of Physics article

BBC article