Could copper fight hospital infections?
A recent study shows that copper, a microbiocidal, can prevent infection by eliminating several pathogens that are the source of many hospital-acquired infections. Now, the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC, is among several facilities testing the idea.
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