Fungi and bacteria grow on body implants, study finds

A body implant provides a new habitat for bacteria and fungi, a new study conducted at the University of Copenhagen reveals. The researchers have examined a number of implants such as screws implanted in the body in connection with surgery and discovered bacteria and fungi on them -- despite the fact that the patients have shown no signs of infection.

Fungi and bacteria grow on body implants, study finds

A body implant provides a new habitat for bacteria and fungi, a new study conducted at the University of Copenhagen reveals. The researchers have examined a number of implants such as screws ...

Wed 4 Jul 18 from Medical Xpress

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Study: Fungi, Bacteria Grow on Body Implants

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