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Establishment and Characterization of Bacterial Infection of Breast Implants in a Murine Model Print

Jennifer N Walker, PhD, Louis H Poppler, MD, MHS, Chloe L Pinkner, BA, Scott J Hultgren, PhD, Terence M Myckatyn, MD, FACS, FRCSC

Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Volume 40, Issue 5, May 2020, Pages 516–528

Background: Staphylococcus epidermidis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa are the most common causes of Gram-positive and Gram-negative breast implant–associated infection. Little is known about how these bacteria infect breast implants as a function of implant surface characteristics and timing of infection.

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