March 30, 2000
American Chemical Society
The first synthetic rubber that kills bacteria and other pathogenic organisms on contact was described here today at the 219th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society. The material — whose killing power is renewable — proved effective in laboratory tests against Staphylococcus aureus and other major sources of hospital infections.
Effectiveness in Lab Tests Unexpected
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