BiofilmFirst by Center for Biofilm Engineering at Montana State University
Today we’re talking with Dr. Garth James, who oversees the Medical Biofilms Lab at the Center for Biofilm Engineering at Montana State University. Today, we’ll talk with Garth about the devastating role biofilms play in some chronic wounds, as well as hospital acquired infections.
Welcome to Biofilm First, a podcast exploring the work being conducted at the Center for Biofilm Engineering at Montana State University, the world's first, largest, and best-known biofilm research center. My name is Skip Anderson, and today we're talking with Dr. Garth James, who oversees the CBE's Medical Biofilms Lab. We'll talk with Garth about the devastating role some biofilms can play in chronic wounds as well as hospital-acquired infections. What are some of the hallmarks of a biofilm infection? Well, often but not always, they're associated with some type of a medical device, like a catheter or an implanted device. They're usually a chronic infection or a recurring infection, and not necessarily a life-threatening acute infection. They kind of wax and wane. A good example would be
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