Catheter-Associated Infection

3M acquires Ivera Medical Corp.

3M has announced it will buy Ivera Medical Corp., a manufacturer of healthcare products that disinfect and protect devices.

'Smart' catheter could cut urinary tract infections in long-term care facilities: report

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Michigan researchers are developing a "smart" catheter that releases a bacteria-killing nitric oxide substance at the start of an infection, according to a report presented at a conference Thursday.