Research on the antiviral and antibacterial properties of copper.docx
online resourceposted on 2020-05-20, 00:37 authored by Andrea RossAndrea Ross
Copper has been identified for its antimicrobial properties, killing bacteria, viruses, and yeast when in contact. Scientific evidence gathered shows that the use of copper on surfaces reduces significantly the number of bacteria in the surrounding environment. This paper reviewed the importance of copper on living organisms, applications through history revealing antimicrobial properties, as well as possible applications in the medical field.