Microscopic and physiologic evidence for biofilm‐associated wound colonization in vivo

@article{Davis2008MicroscopicAP,
  title={Microscopic and physiologic evidence for biofilm‐associated wound colonization in vivo},
  author={Stephen C. Davis and Carlos A Ricotti and Alex Cazzaniga and Esperanza C. Welsh and William H. Eaglstein and Patricia M. Mertz},
  journal={Wound Repair and Regeneration},
  year={2008},
  volume={16}
}
A biofilm is a collection of microbial cells that are attached to a surface and embedded in a self‐produced extrapolymeric substance. The understanding of the biofilm phenotype is important in the understanding of bacteria in vitro but it has been difficult to translate biofilm science to the clinical setting. More recently, preliminary criteria for defining biofilm associated diseases have been proposed and the purpose of this study was to create a biofilm‐associated wound model based on these… 
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