wound colonization


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wound colonization

presence of replicating microorganisms within a wound, without overt signs of infection
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Wound colonization by yeasts and fungi usually occurs later due to the use of broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy (7).
When the number of MRSA cases increased, we performed one cross-sectional study to screen all patients cared for in the department of surgery during that particular day for nasal and wound colonization by MRSA.
Poster # 3467: "Topical Applications of Cationic Steroid Antimicrobial (CSA-13) in Treatment of Burn Wound Colonization by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Burned Mice"; and