Decontamination of Combat Wounds in the Injured Soldier.
Final comprehensive rept., 31 May 72-1 Jun 73,
VIRGINIA UNIV CHARLOTTESVILLE DEPT OF PLASTIC SURGERY
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The study indentifies the factors in soil that potentiate the development of infection. The infection potentiating factors in soil appear to be clay and organic colloids. In addition, studies were devised to test the value of Pluronic F-68 as a wound cleansing agent. Scrubbing the wound with this surfactant results in a profound reduction in the incidence of wound infection. Author
- Weapons Effects (Biological)