Gold and silver nanoparticles for diagnostics of infection

Citation:
Gold and silver nanoparticles for diagnostics of infection, Pedrosa, Pedro, and Baptista Pedro Viana , Nanotechnology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases, p.1-18, (2015)

Abstract:

Nanotechnology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infectious Diseases delivers comprehensive coverage of the application of nanotechnology to pressing problems in infectious disease.
This text equips readers with cutting-edge knowledge of promising developments and future prospects in nanotechnology, paying special attention to microbes that are now resistant to conventional antibiotics, a concerning problem in modern medicine.
Readers will find a thorough discussion of this new approach to infectious disease treatment, including the reasons nanotechnology presents a promising avenue for the diagnosis, treatment, and prophylaxis of infectious diseases.

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