Antimicrobial and Anti-Thrombogenic Features Combined in Hydrophilic Surface Coatings for Skin-Penetrating Catheters. Synergy of Co-embedded Silver Particles and Heparin

Sander Croes, Ellen E. Stobberingh, Kris N. J. Stevens, Menno L. W. Knetsch, Leo H. Koole*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2543-2550
JournalACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011


  • antimicrobial coatings
  • bacterial adherence
  • sodium heparin
  • silver
  • catheter
  • hydrophilicity

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