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Biofilm Resource Center

The aim of this study was to gain a greater understanding of the perceptions of wound biofilm held by wound care clinicians.


Biofilms have existed and thrived in moist or wet environments. While they are a persistent issue in wound care today, they have permeated our environments for far longer than the era of modern medicine, with fossil evidence suggesting the presence of biofilms dating back about __ years ago.

A. 2.7 billion

B. 850 million

C. 3.1 billion

D. 3.25 billion

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