Role of Prophylactic Antibiotics and Prevalence of Post-operative Wound Infection in Surgery Department

  • Mukesh Garg Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Ananta Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Rajsamand
Keywords: Surgical Wound Infection, Post-operative, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli.

Abstract

Background: the Surgical Wound Infection Task Force changed the term ‘surgical wound infection’ with ‘surgical site infection’. Surgical site infection is defined as superficial site infection and organ or space infection.
Methods: Total 100 cases were involved in this study , 50 for Group A and 50 as Group B. The case control study was carried out in the Departments of Surgery and Microbiology of Ananta Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Rajsamand. Results: Some associated factors were found such as Anemia Diabetes Mellitus Obesity & Prolonged duration of surgery in group A as well as group B. After post-operative surgery, we found that Staphylococcus aureus most popular organisms which causes infection followed by P. aeruginosa ,K. pneumonia, Escherichia coli.

Conclusion: For surgical-site infections, surgeon should remember local and microbial factors should take appropriate measures to avoid them. One should use the most efficient and the best surgical techniques should try to avoid undue delays in the procedure to prevent postoperative wound infection.

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Published
2018-06-29
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Garg M. Role of Prophylactic Antibiotics and Prevalence of Post-operative Wound Infection in Surgery Department. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2018Jun.29 [cited 2019Oct.17];4(2):187-9. Available from: https://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/390
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES ~ General Surgery