Nanofiber-based wound dressings loaded with vitamin D spur the production of an antimicrobial peptide, a key step forward in the battle against surgical site infections, or SSIs.

Date: July 5, 2018

Source: Oregon State University, via ScienceDaily

Excerpt: “The findings by Oregon State University researchers and other collaborators, published Wednesday in Nanomedicine, are important because SSIs are the most common healthcare-associated infection and result in widespread human suffering and economic loss.”

Link: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180705154922.htm