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CamStent Ltd is an emerging medical materials company based in Cambridge, UK. We are focused on building revenues through the development and licensing of proprietary polymer coatings that resist attachment of biofilms. Our lead product is an antimicrobial compound that resists colonization by microorganisms responsible for hospital-acquired infections..

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How bacteria nestle onto catheter surfaces

An important finding that highlights the importance of preventing the initial attachment of bacterial to the catheter surface.

Urinary tract infections are the second most common reason for prescribing antibiotics. Yet, in times of increasing antibiotic...…

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When hospitalisation gives you an infection...

"The risk that a patient will develop a hospital acquired infection is hgh" but remarkedly higher when hospitalised in India

A 2015 study finds that the rates of hospital-acquired infections and antimicrobial resistance were markedly higher in India than those...…

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“Pneumonia and urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the biggest infectious reasons for admission to the hospital for older adults,” John Bruza, Geriatrician at Penn Medicine.

Urinary tract infections are a big deal for the elderly, with close to a third of the over 85 age category getting a UTI each year.

Older people are at greater risk for serious illness because UTIs are often further along before they are caught and because the elderly...…

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