Colonization of chronic wounds with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus continues to be an important healthcare concern. Aside from the morbidity associated with infections, colonization alone can contribute to outbreaks at long-term-care facilities and within hospitals. Despite the prevalence of pressure ulcers, the incidence of S aureus in these chronic wounds is unknown.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Advances in Skin and Wound Care|
|State||Published - Nov 1 2012|
- Chronic wound
- Decubitus ulcers
- Essure sores
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus