Animal models of external traumatic wound infections.

@article{Dai2011AnimalMO,
  title={Animal models of external traumatic wound infections.},
  author={Tianhong Dai and Gitika B Kharkwal and Masamitsu Tanaka and Ying-ying Huang and Vida J Bil de Arce and Michael R Hamblin},
  journal={Virulence},
  year={2011},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={296-315}
}
BACKGROUND Despite advances in traumatic wound care and management, infections remain a leading cause of mortality,morbidity and economic disruption in millions of wound patients around the world. Animal models have become standard tools for studying a wide array of external traumatic wound infections and testing new antimicrobial strategies. RESULTS Animal models of external traumatic wound infections reported by different investigators vary in animal species used, microorganism strains, the… CONTINUE READING

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