Wound assessment is the first step in wound care and wound management and it can be challenging. Wound infection diagnosis currently relies on visual assessment of the wound under normal lighting conditions and clinical signs and symptoms which can be frustrating and lead to clinical failure.
But What If Clinicians Could See Bacteria In Wounds?
MolecuLight i:X™ For Wound Assessment
1: DaCosta RS et al; Point-of-care autofluorescence imaging for real-time sampling and treatment guidance of bioburden in chronic wounds:first-in-human results. PLOS one, February 2015.
How MolecuLight i:X Guides Clinicians During Wound Assessment
1. Identify Presence of Bacteria in Real-time
2. Guide Sampling
2: Clinical trial registration on clinicaltrials.gov NCT02315092.