Visually Locate Bacteria in Real-time with the
MolecuLight i:X™

Clinical Synopsis: Patient sought treatment for a large diabetic foot ulcer that developed after one day spent wearing a pair of high heels.

Image taken in Standard Imaging ModeTM
Image taken in Fluorescence Imaging ModeTM
(presence of bacteria indicated by red color)

Wound Etiology
  • Diabetic foot ulcer
Anatomical Location
  • Heel
Patient Demographics
  • Female, ~ 50 years old
Patient-Related Challenges
  • Poor circulation
  • Does not adhere to diabetic footwear recommendations
Patient’s General Care Paradigm
  • Patient did not return for follow up
Clinician Specified Utility of the MolecuLight i:X
  • Localized bacteria
  • Facilitated thorough wound cleaning
Images provided by Rose Raizman RN-EC, MSc, Rouge Valley Health System, ON, Canada
MolecuLight Clinical Case 0040.