USE OF TISSUE CULTURE IN DETERMINING INFECTION AGENT IN PRESSURE SORE CASES


Turkseven A., Ozcelik D., Ozturk E., Karadag G., Cakit H., Ankarali H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.20, no.3, pp.24-30, 2012 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.24-30

Abstract

Introduction: Pressure sore is the ischemic tissue damage due to the long-term exposure to the pressure. In pressure sore regions, infection development is common. In pressure sore cases, tissue cultures are recommended instead of swab cultures in determination of the pathogen to start accurate antibiotic treatment.