Surgical site infections: A review

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Author Details : Sayan Bhattacharyya*, Manoj Kumar, Shweta Singh, Abhishek Sengupta, Asim Sarfraz, Ashwini Kumar, Nitesh Kumar Jaiswal, Dhirendra Kumar, Rohit Kumar

Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 124-128

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Infections that are found in the wound produced by any surgical process or procedure are termed surgical site infections in medical parlance. They can be caused by a number of virulent microorganisms, and can be prevented partly or fully, by proper precautionary measures and early diagnosis and treatment. We here present a brief, comprehensive review of the epidemiology, causative microbes and management of these infections.

Keywords: Surgical site infections, Prevention, Microbiology

How to cite : Bhattacharyya S, Kumar M, Singh S, Sengupta A, Sarfraz A, Kumar A, Jaiswal N K, Kumar D, Kumar R, Surgical site infections: A review. IP Int J Med Microbiol Trop Dis 2021;7(3):124-128

Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and IP Int J Med Microbiol Trop Dis. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (

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Received : 05-07-2021

Accepted : 06-08-2021

Available online : 01-09-2021

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