TWiM explains the use of lavender oil to disrupt Listeria biofilms, and how treatment of catheters with liquid silicone reduces associated urinary tract infections.
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Links for this episode:
- Lavender oil prevents biofilms (Lett Appl Micro)
- Silicone-infused catheters reduce infection (eLife)
- Viable but not culturable (TWiM 179)
- Letters read on TWiM 263
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