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Standard of Care GroupGroup I Group II
Traditional C&S with Systemic Antibiotics
Molecular Diagnostics with Systemic Antibiotics
Molecular Diagnostics with Customized Topical Antibiotics
% of Patients Healed
In a study using molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine in wound care, the following outcomes were found:
In the “Standard of Care Group,” utilizing traditional culture and sensitivity testing with systemic antibiotics, 48.5% of patients healed. (244/503)
In “Group I,” utilizing molecular diagnostics with systemic antibiotics, 62.4% of patients healed. (298/479)
In “Group II,” utilizing molecular diagnostics with customized topical antibiotics, 90.4% of patients healed. (358/396)
Molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine in wound care: assessment of outcomes. S.E.Dowd, R.D.Wolcott, J.Kennedy, C.Jones, and S.B.Cox. Journal of Wound Care 2011 20:5, 232-239