Accession Number:

AD1111280

Title:

Killing it: Can a Biofilm Disrupting, Antimicrobial Wound Cleanser Improve Wound Healing?

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Technical Report]

Corporate Author:

59 MDW

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2020-08-27

Pagination or Media Count:

14

Abstract:

Antibiotic-resistant infections increasingly prevalent and major concern civilian and military. Combat wounds prone to infection may develop hard-to-treat biofilms due to delayed treatment. A product that disrupts microbial biofilm and kills the biofilm-protected micro-organisms, while not damaging human tissue May lead to infection mitigation. Ability of chronic wounds to progress to healing. Biofilm disruption--microbes lose their protection--systemic antibiotics topical antimicrobials can be effective.

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]