Foot (Edinb) 2017 May 3;32:44-48. Epub 2017 May 3.
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology, J.N. Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India; Department of Medicine, J.N. Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India; Department of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. Electronic address:
: Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), a dreadful microvascular complication of diabetes is responsible for substantial increase in morbidity and mortality. Infection, not a cause, but a consequence in DFUs that accounts for minor or major limb loss. The current study aimed to evaluate the microbial etiology of infected diabetic foot ulcers in northern tertiary care hospital, assessment of risk factors and role of inflammatory markers involved in colonization of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) and their impact on the outcome. Read More