A Prospective Study on Incidence of Post- operative Wound Infection in Surgery Department

  • Mohd Tarique Associate Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Madhubani Medical College, Bihar
Keywords: SSI, organisms , morbidity, mortality


Background: Wound infection is the common and most troublesome disorder of wound healing. With new advancement in medicine, it is now possible to prevent and control infection. The use of antiseptics is considered to be a mile stone for safe surgery.
Methods: Total 100 patients were included in this study which was divided in two groups that is group A & group B. This comparative study conducted in the Dept. of Surgery, LBKMCH, Saharsa. Results: Escherichia coli (52.3%) most common organism were found in post-operative wound infection followed by Staphylococcus aureus (28.5%), CONS (9.5%), Klebsiella spp(4.7%).,Pseudomonas spp. (4.7%).

Conclusion: This study conclude that, prophylactic Antibiotics should be given in a justified manner as these play a major role in reducing the post-operative wound infections.


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Tarique M. A Prospective Study on Incidence of Post- operative Wound Infection in Surgery Department. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2018Dec.29 [cited 2023May30];4(4):57-8. Available from: https://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/442