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Blue Light Photo-Destroys Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) In-Vitro

  • Chukuka S. Enwemeka
  • Deborah Williams
  • Steve Hollosi
  • David Yens
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 12)

Abstract

Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a virulent form of staphylococcus easily spread and to control. When contracted it can be exceedingly difficult to control especially where healthcare is not readily available. Blue light at wavelengths above 400 nm and doses near 60 J/cm2 are shown to be effective at controlling infections.

Keywords

MRSA blue light 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This study was funded by Dynatronics Corporation, Salt Lake City, UT.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chukuka S. Enwemeka
    • 1
  • Deborah Williams
    • 1
  • Steve Hollosi
    • 2
  • David Yens
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Health Professions, Behavioral & Life SciencesNew York Institute of TechnologyOld WestburyUSA
  2. 2.New York College of Osteopathic MedicineNew York Institute of TechnologyOld WestburyUSA

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