Rapid Detection of Pathogens in Wound Exudate via Nucleic Acid Lateral Flow Immunoassay

Excellent work in diagnostics and theragnostics from Brunauer and coworkers in the journal Biosensors. Rapid Detection of Pathogens in Wound Exudate via Nucleic Acid Lateral Flow Immunoassay Abstract: The rapid detection of pathogens in infected wounds can significantly improve the clinical outcome. Wound exudate, which can be collected in a non-invasive way, offers an attractive […]

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Outcomes after Emergency Admission with a Diabetic Foot Attack Indicate a High Rate of Healing and Limb Salvage But Increased Mortality

Timely work from our SALSAmigos at King’s. Aim The diabetic foot attack (DFA) is perhaps the most devastating form of diabetic foot infection, presenting with rapidly progressive skin and tissue necrosis, threatening both limb and life. However, clinical outcome data in this specific group of patients are not available. Methods Analysis of 106 consecutive patients who underwent emergency hospitalisation […]

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High-Resolution Spectral Analysis Accurately Identifies the Bacterial Signature in Infected Chronic Foot Ulcers in People With Diabetes

Will we soon see more visual diagnostics for wounds? Congratulations to our colleagues in Melbourne for these intriguing data. Diabetic foot infections are a major cause of hospitalization, and delayed treatment can lead to numerous complications. The aim of this research was to investigate high-resolution spectroscopy of the wound center and periwound area for real-time […]

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