Congrats to Dr. Ma!

Dr. Ma's publication explains how antibiotics are inadequate at complete removal of the biofilm from the surface of Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) materials. Results suggest that bacterial persisters are responsible for this phenotypic behavior allowing biofilm high tolerance to antibiotics. 

You can read the complete manuscript here at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26831479