New CE Mark for WOUNDCHEK™ Bacterial Status

Date: Apr 4, 2017

New! CE Mark for wounchek Bacterial Status

WOUNDCHEK Bacterial Status

Use in chronic wounds for earlier detection of bacterial pathogenicity from the most common bacterium in non-healing wounds1

✔ Identify wound infections before you can see them

• Approximately 45%2 of chronic wounds have elevated bacterial protease activity indicative of bacterial pathogenesis, even in the absence of observable signs

✔ Treat bacterial infections appropriately

• Clear diagnosis to support use of antimicrobials

Woundchek Bacterial Status

Not yet available in many countries, including the USA

Woundchek Protease Status

Not yet available in many countries, including the USA

WOUNDCHEK Protease Status

Use in non-healing wounds where infection has been treated or excluded

✔ Identify whether a chronic inflammatory response is preventing wound healing

• Approximately 22% of non-healing, chronic wounds have elevated human protease activity

✔ Treat chronic inflammation for better wound healing

• Protease modulating therapy breaks the cycle of stalled wound healing due to elevated human proteases

✔ CE mark since 2012

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WOUNDCHEK Bacterial Status Test Pack; 6 Tests (all materials needed)



WOUNDCHEK Protease Status Test Kit; 12 Tests (all materials needed)


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REFERENCES: 1. Gardner SE, Frantz RA. Wound bioburden and infection-related complications in diabetic foot ulcers. Biol Res Nurs. 2008;10(1):44-53. 2. Estimate based on clinical trial data on file and Serena TE, Bayliff S, Brosnan P. Poster presented at Wounds UK; Novermber 14-16, 2015; Harrogate.