A Retrospective Analysis of the Aspiration of Fracture Blisters

ConclusionFracture blisters cannot be assumed to be sterile with more than 10% of our sample being colonized. Blister rupture during surgery or prepping for surgery could represent a contamination of the sterile field. No risk factors were significantly associated with colonization in our sample. However, colonized aspirates may not predispose patients to increased infection rates.
Source: Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
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Source: Revue de Medecine Interne - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rev Med Interne Source Type: research
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Source: International Angiology - Category: Cardiology Tags: Int Angiol Source Type: research
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Source: Recent Patents on Inflammation and Allergy Drug Discovery - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov Source Type: research
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Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
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