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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2016, Article ID 8198714, 6 pages
Research Article

A Comparison of Tissue versus Swab Culturing of Infected Diabetic Foot Wounds

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China

Received 18 January 2016; Revised 10 March 2016; Accepted 20 March 2016

Academic Editor: Andre P. Kengne

Copyright © 2016 Ying Huang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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