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29/05/2020

Russian doll drug delivery technology is also effective against Staphylococcus aureus infections

Researchers from the Innovation in Respiratory Infections and Tuberculosis Diagnosis Group at the IGTP have successfully used their Russian doll nanoparticle technology for antibiotic delivery against a second micro-organism. This study demonstrates that the use of nanoparticles is a potentially powerful weapon against a variety of diseases caused by infectious bacteria.

27/05/2020

More efficient, reliable methods for Hepatitis C testing in vulnerable groups

In the latest installment of their work to reduce hepatitis C virus in Catalonia, and as part of the worldwide campaign to end viral hepatitis, Members of the Clinical Virology and New Diagnostic Tools Group at the IGTP have found that two diagnostic tests that can be carried out at the point of care are simple and effective methods for testing people who inject drugs, a group particlarly vulnerable to hepatitis C.

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