How To Assess The Bacterial Burden Of DFUs

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Guy Pupp, DPM, FACFAS, and Robert Koivunen, DPM

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   For further reading, see “What You Should Know About Biofilms And Chronic Wounds” in the July 2008 issue of Podiatry Today, “How Biofilm Affects Healing In Diabetic Foot Wounds” in the April 2010 issue of Podiatry Today or “Biofilms And Infection: What You Should Know” in the November 2006 issue.

To access the archives, visit www.podiatrytoday.com.

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