Polymeric approach to combat drug-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Kanth, Shreya and Nagaraja, Akshatha and Yashoda, M P (2021) Polymeric approach to combat drug-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 56. pp. 7265-7285. ISSN 0957-4522

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Abstract

The current global death rate has threatened humans due to increase in deadly unknown infections caused by pathogenic microorganisms. On the contrary, the emergence of multidrug-resistant bacteria is also increasing which is leading to elevated lethality rate worldwide. Development of drug-resistant bacteria has become one of the daunting global challenges due to failure in approaching to combat against them. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of those drug-resistant bacteria which has led to increase in global mortality rate causing various lethal infections. Polymer synthesis can be one of the significant approaches to combat MRSA by fabricating polymeric coatings to prevent the spread of infections. This review provides last decade information in the development of various polymers against MRSA.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Chemistry
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2021 09:02
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2021 09:02
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/157022

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