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Quantitative comparison of biological dressings

Authors
Journal
Journal of Surgical Research
0022-4804
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
14
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0022-4804(73)90050-4
Disciplines
  • Biology

Abstract

Abstract A new animal model has been developed to compare simultaneously the effect of various “biological” dressings on the bacterial count in contaminated wounds. Using this model, amniotic membranes proved superior to allograft and xenograft skin in decreasing the bacterial counts in wounds contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

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