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Surinfection de plaie chronique par Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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Tzika, Evangelia
Ferrara, Donato
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2015, vol. 11, no. 468, p. 768-772
Abstract Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) is a Gram-negative germ, responsible for severe infections. PA infected chronic wounds are a clinically highly relevant topic. PA has a natural resistance to many antibiotics, and there is no consensus on a first-line antibiotic to be used. In the context of chronic ulcers with an unfavorable evolution, we suggest intravenous antibiotic therapy, ideally on an in-patient basis. Given the sparse evidence from clinical trials, we heavily rely on clinical experience when it comes to managing chronic ulcers infected with PA.
Keywords Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic useChronic DiseaseDrug Resistance, BacterialHumansLeg Ulcer/drug therapy/microbiology/pathologyPseudomonas Infections/drug therapy/microbiology/pathologyPseudomonas aeruginosa/isolation & purification
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PMID: 26021138
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Research group Mécanismes des pathologies de l'inflammation cutanée (919)
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TZIKA, Evangelia et al. Surinfection de plaie chronique par Pseudomonas aeruginosa. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2015, vol. 11, n° 468, p. 768-772. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:88021

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