Post caesarean surgical site infections

Renu Gur, Shalini Dewan Duggal, Sharon Rainy Rongpharpi, Ruhi Srivastava, Avinash Kumar, Vinita Gupta, Dolly Chawla, Seema Pundhir

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Abstract

Surgical site infections add to the morbidity, mortality; delay recovery and add to the hospital stay and costs. These are avoidable in most circumstances by altering host, microbial and environmental factors in favour of the host. Caesarean section is a clean contaminated type of surgery where procedure- related chances of infection are less. Careful pre-, inter- and post-surgical prevention and management of associated risk factors, with stringent infection control practices in the operation room can help to achieve minimal infection rates in patients undergoing caesarean section deliveries.

Original languageEnglish
JournalArchives of Clinical Microbiology
Volume6
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2015
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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