MRSA and diabetic foot wounds: contaminating or infecting organisms?

Abstract

Although infection is a well-recognized barrier to healing, evidence has emerged that wound colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has the same effect, which has been quantified as increasing the time to healing twofold. MRSA is a concern for those with diabetic foot ulcers based on evidence of impaired healing when it is… (More)

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@article{Bowling2009MRSAAD, title={MRSA and diabetic foot wounds: contaminating or infecting organisms?}, author={Frank Lee Bowling and Edward B. Jude and A. Boulton}, journal={Current diabetes reports}, year={2009}, volume={9 6}, pages={440-4} }