Dunlop, PSM and Byrne, JA (2006) An impedimetric sensor for monitoring the growth of Staplylococcus epidermidis. Medicine and Biology Society, 1 . pp. 4599-4602. [Journal article]
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There is a need for accurate, reliable methods of detecting bacteria for a range of applications. One organism that is commonly found in urinary catheter infections is Staphylococcus epidermidis. Current methods to determine the presence of an infection require the removal of catheters. An alternative approach may be the use of in vivo sensing for bacterial/biofilm detection. This work investigates electrical impedance spectroscopy to detect the growth of Staphylococcus epidermidis RP62A on gold electrodes fabricated on a flexible substrate. Impedance spectra measured during biofilm formation on the electrode surface showed an increase in charge transfer resistance (R-CT) with time.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Computing & Engineering|
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Engineering
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Engineering Research Institute|
Engineering Research Institute > Nanotechnology & Integrated BioEngineering Centre (NIBEC)
|Deposited By:||Professor John Byrne|
|Deposited On:||03 Apr 2012 09:35|
|Last Modified:||03 Apr 2012 09:35|
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