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Photodynamic bacteria inactivation by NIR LED (810 nm) in conjunction with ICG
Author(s): Denis Ed. Popov; Ilya S. Ovchinnikov; Valery V. Tuchin; Oleg G. Shapoval; Gennady M. Shub; Gregory B. Altshuler
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Paper Abstract

Staining technique and NIR LED based setup has been developed for study of photodynamic action (PDA) of Indocyanine Green (ICG) on Staphylococcus Aureus. ICG appeared sufficiently effective PDA photosensitizer acceptable for grampositive bacterial cultures effective suppression. The efficiency of PDA was estimated as 89%.

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Date Published: 13 October 2003
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5068, Saratov Fall Meeting 2002: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine IV, (13 October 2003);
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Denis Ed. Popov, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Ilya S. Ovchinnikov, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Valery V. Tuchin, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Oleg G. Shapoval, Saratov State Medical Univ. (Russia)
Gennady M. Shub, Saratov State Medical Univ. (Russia)
Gregory B. Altshuler, Palomar Medical Technologies Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5068:
Saratov Fall Meeting 2002: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine IV
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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