28. Changes in the Local Skin Microbiota in Women with Breast Cancer after Mastectomy

Introduction: The late onset and unusual microbiology of some breast-implant associated infections suggests local skin microbiota as a possible source of infecting bacteria. Methods: Breast and axillary skin swabs, antibiotics, and skin product use were collected from women planning to undergo mastectomy with immediate implant reconstruction during the preoperative and up to four postoperative clinic […]