Guidance

Venous leg ulcers: infection diagnosis and microbiological investigation guide for primary care

Guidance for primary care on diagnosing and investigating venous leg ulcers.

Documents

Venous leg ulcers: quick reference guide

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Venous leg ulcers: quick reference guide

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Venous leg ulcers: quick reference guide summary table

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Details

This guidance describes:

  • when and how to sample a venous leg ulcer for microbiological investigation
  • how to interpret the laboratory report
Published 21 November 2007
Last updated 23 March 2016 + full page history
  1. Updated reference guide and added summary table.
  2. Latest update February 2009, under review August 2014.
  3. First published.