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Chapter 15

Inhibition of Encrustationin Urological Devices

This Chapter deals with the complex problem of crystalline biofilms and encrustation of urological devices, in particular the threat that P. mirabilis represents. The Chapter provides an overviewof the strategies employed to overcome these problems, which for several decades were mostly focused on modification of the surfaces of urological devices.

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Print publication date
14 Nov 2011
Copyright year
2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-185-0
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-336-6