A very ambitious title for the article in the Cambridge News. At Camstent we are striving to reduce Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) by focusing on one of the main areas - Urinary Tract Infections (UTI). We will not be able to stop HAI but we believe every little bit helps from new technologies such as our coatings to improved infection control procedures in hospitals.
“Hospital Acquired Infections are a serious issue for both patients and healthcare providers, adding to costs and leading to needless deaths around the world," said Byrne. “Current antimicrobial coatings for medical devices fail to prevent infection, but our innovative patented polymer coating has been proven in the lab to resist bacteria colonisation and inhibit biofilm formation.