Clinical Challenges in Wound Care
Chronic wounds are a challenge to wound care professionals and consume a great deal of healthcare resources. Chronic wounds have a complex pathophysiology and contain polymicrobial infections existing as a cooperative community that is resistant to antibiotic therapies. Healthcare providers have relied on conventional culture methods which fail to provide an accurate diagnosis of the microbial interactions or representation of microorganisms within a wound.
The Wound+ Solution
Patients Choice Laboratories advanced DNA analysis allows for absolute identification of microorganisms. The Wound+ method provides insight into microorganisms contributing to polymicrobial infection, quantification and resistance gene identification. Wound+ delivers swift results with pinpoint accuracy leading to desired outcomes, lower costs and an improved patient experience.