Contributing Author: Phil Stewart
Say you get up in the morning. You shower, comb your hair, brush your teeth. You even decide to be extra attentive and use a swish of mouthwash to beat back those bad-breath causing oral bacteria. How long will you need to swish to make a difference? The answer lies in figuring out the phenomenon of diffusion.
How long it takes for an antimicrobial agent to penetrate a biofilm has profound impact on the the formulation of antimicrobial chemicals and their application.
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