L Weaver

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Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi Potential action of copper surfaces on meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 109:2200-5. 2010
  2. ncbi Potential for preventing spread of fungi in air-conditioning systems constructed using copper instead of aluminium
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, University of Southampton, Biomedical Sciences Building, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 50:18-23. 2010
  3. ncbi Survival of Clostridium difficile on copper and steel: futuristic options for hospital hygiene
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Hosp Infect 68:145-51. 2008

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi Potential action of copper surfaces on meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 109:2200-5. 2010
    ..Studies to date have shown rapid killing of bacterial cells when exposed to copper surfaces. The mechanistic action of copper on bacterial cells is so far unknown...
  2. ncbi Potential for preventing spread of fungi in air-conditioning systems constructed using copper instead of aluminium
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, University of Southampton, Biomedical Sciences Building, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 50:18-23. 2010
    ..As copper has been previously suggested as an antimicrobial surface, we tested the effectiveness of copper as an antifungal surface which could be used in air-conditioning systems as an alternative to aluminium...
  3. ncbi Survival of Clostridium difficile on copper and steel: futuristic options for hospital hygiene
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Hosp Infect 68:145-51. 2008
    ..The results suggest that using copper alloys in hospitals and other healthcare facilities could offer the potential to reduce spread of C. difficile from contaminated surfaces...