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Synergistic inactivation of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa by essential oil and blue light
Author(s): Min Lu; Tianhong Dai; Mei X. Wu
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Paper Abstract

Background and Objectives: Antimicrobial resistance is a rapidly evolving and emerging threat to modern medicine. Non-antibiotic approaches can be alternatives to minimize the development of antimicrobial resistance. The present study aims at investigation of synergistic effects of antimicrobial blue light (aBL) at 405 nm with oregano oil on bacterial inactivation, both of which are non-antibiotic approaches and possess different and multiple targets.

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Date Published: 7 March 2019
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10863, Photonic Diagnosis and Treatment of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases II, 108630Z (7 March 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2507035
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Min Lu, Harvard Medical School (United States)
Tianhong Dai, Harvard Medical School (United States)
Mei X. Wu, Harvard Medical School (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10863:
Photonic Diagnosis and Treatment of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases II
Tianhong Dai; Jürgen Popp; Mei X. Wu, Editor(s)

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