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J Wound Care. 2008 Aug;17(8):333-41.

Biofilms and chronic wound inflammation.

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Southwest Regional Wound Care Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA. randy@randalwolcott.com

Abstract

In contrast to the commonly accepted hypothesis of host-centred pathology, it is possible that surface bacteria, not host dysfunction, cause the chronicity and perpetual inflammation associated with chronic non-healing wounds.

PMID:
18754194
DOI:
10.12968/jowc.2008.17.8.30796
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