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J Wound Care. 2007 Jan;16(1):15-9.

Bacterial resistance to silver in wound care and medical devices.

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Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK. a.lansdown@imperial.ac.uk

Abstract

This review discusses the molecular and genetic evidence for silver resistance in bacteria isolated from skin wounds and medical devices with reference to a case study of resistant Enterobacter cloacae from the leg ulcers of an elderly woman.

PMID:
17334141
DOI:
10.12968/jowc.2007.16.1.26983
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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