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Table 1 Mean bacterial count pre-versajet and post-versajet.

From: Hydrodebridement of wounds: effectiveness in reducing wound bacterial contamination and potential for air bacterial contamination

  Site 1 Site 2 Site 3  
  Swab CFUs/ml Swab CFUs/ml Swab CFUs/ml Biopsy CFUs/ml
Specimen 1 (Staphylococcus aureus)     
Pre-Versajet 5.57 × 108 2.57 × 108 3.53 × 108 4.43 × 107
Post-Versajet 9.03 × 108 7.97 × 106 2.65 × 107 2.13 × 106
Specimen 2 (Pseudomonas aeruginosa)     
Pre-Versajet 5.54 × 107 2.12 108 7.68 × 107 5.60 × 107
Post-Versajet 5.38 × 107 3.17 × 108 3.07 × 108 8.20 × 106
Specimen 3 (Escherichia coli)     
Pre-Versajet 1.10 × 108 1.57 × 108 4.00 × 107 3.00 × 107
Post-Versajet 3.20 × 106 6.47 × 106 5.20 × 106 5.67 × 106
Specimen 4 (Mixed wound organisms)     
Pre-Versajet 1.17 × 107 7.70 × 106 4.57 × 106 4.74 × 106
Post-Versajet N/A 2.43 × 106 1.73 × 106 4.07 × 106
  1. Note: site 1 = Small deep cut, site 2 = small deep cut with a sinus, site 3 = a superficial wound, N/A – not available.