Smart device detects hidden bacteria in wounds

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With technology revolutionising healthcare, a smart device named MolecuLight i:X could help provide the correct treatment for patients with wounds by detecting hidden bacteria. The device has an integrated touchscreen, showing the wound in detail when hovered above it and displaying bacteria as red on the intuitive interface. The helps more targeted treatment by knowing exactly where the bacteria is. The MolecuLight i:X instantly detects harmful levels of bacteria and measures the size of the wound. The guidance of the fluorescent imaging helps guide physicians on whether the patient requires expensive antimicrobial products. Studies show an 89 percent cost reduction…

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