How antiseptics and disinfectants make you resistant to antibiotics.

It has always been assumed that antimicrobial resistance would only develop in response to the use of antibiotics, but newer data suggest that antiseptics, disinfectants and other antibacterial approaches are even worse at creating resistance. Data namely indicate that these chemicals cause the bacteria to become tolerant or resistant not only to a specific antiseptic or disinfectant,…

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Can MPPT benefit burns?

Yes. The skin hosts a microbiome, which is a complex ecosystem of bacteria, fungi, viruses and mites living in a balance that is influenced by a long array of factors and is different between individuals and even between locations on the same individual. The microbiome does not only live as a "extra layer" on top of the…

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What is the difference between Microbiome, Microbiota and Microflora in relation to wounds?

The microbiota is the population of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses and mites) inhabiting the skin / wound.   The microbiome is the wound ecosystem of which the microorganisms (the microbiota) form part alongside the products resulting from their interaction with the wound environment.   Microbiota is the newer and correct word for what was formerly referred to…

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