Surgical site infections: A review

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

DOI : 10.18231/j.ijmmtd.2021.027

Volume : 7

Issue : 3

Year : 2021

Page No : 124-128

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

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