Disinfection of wounds
To decrease patient suffering and save hospital
Microbionical develops Seek & Heal™, a
product consists of an antiseptic substance
encapsulated in particles that
bacteria. After adhering to the bacteria,
release the antiseptic substance.
By the adhering and release processes,
exposed to higher concentrations of the
compared to human tissue.
The product controls the infection without influen-
the wound healing process. Also antibiotic
resistant bacteria are killed by
Burn care sites
Severe skin burns lead to immunosuppression
and easy paths for bacteria to enter
tissues and blood.
The patients are saved from mortal infections
heavy use of antibiotics.
Burn units are known as a source for outbreaks
multidrug resistant bacteria. Appearance of
multidrug resistant Pseudomonas and
bacter species and Vancomycin resistant Entero-
coccus species and S aureus were
all linked to
Diabetic foot wounds
Diabetes is a rapidly growing disease. Diabetic
foot wounds are caused by improper
of blood circulation, decreased nerve
and probably also increased infection
foot wounds frequently
In the western countries about 160 000
tations are annually caused by diabetic
The costs for diabetic wound
the same in all western
For Europe plus
USA, the annual direct costs are about
million Euro, corresponding to € 18 per capita..
Leg ulcers are caused by improper functioning of
blood circulation and therefore may require long
time to heal. About 2% of the population is affected.
Leg ulcer care annually cost about 4 800
Euro in the western countries.
Surgical site infections
In USA, about 2% of all surgical operations
followed by infection, despite presurgical
antibiotics. Annual costs for
following surgery is
to $1 600 million.
is mainly caused by
Due to bacterial resistance, the efficacy
is rapidly declining. Surgical infections