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Bacterial colonization and healing of venous leg ulcers.
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PMID:  9048868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: Our results suggest that P. aeruginosa in venous leg ulcers can induce ulcer enlargement and/or cause a healing delay. The results also suggest a healing delay caused by S. aureus and haemolytic streptococci. However, conclusions have to be treated with caution since P. aeruginosa was found in combination with haemolytic streptococci in 15.3% of the patients.
S M Madsen; H Westh; L Danielsen; V T Rosdahl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0903-4641     ISO Abbreviation:  APMIS     Publication Date:  1996 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-20     Completed Date:  1997-03-20     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8803400     Medline TA:  APMIS     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  895-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Coloplast A/S, Humlebaek, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.
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MeSH Terms
Bacterial Infections / complications*
Cellulitis / etiology
Pseudomonas Infections
Staphylococcal Infections
Streptococcal Infections
Varicose Ulcer* / microbiology,  physiopathology,  therapy
Wound Healing*

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