New technology can revitalize the bactericidal effects of conventional antibiotics in MDR E.coli infections

A research team led by Professor Kelvin Yeung Wai-kwok from the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of Clinical Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) has designed a non-invasive technology to revitalize the bactericidal effects of conventional antibiotics in multidrug-resistant (MDR)Escherichia coli (E. coli)-associated deep tissue infections, such as urinary tract and peritoneal infections.