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Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 1999. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The “Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 1999” presents the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s recommendations for the prevention of surgical site infections (SSIs), formerly called surgical wound infections. This two-part guideline updates and replaces previous guidelines.1,2 Part I, “Surgical Site Infection: An Overview,” describes the epidemiology, definitions, microbiology, pathogenesis, and surveillance of SSIs.… Read more

Illustration(s) pertain to the topic addressed in this publication, not the specific research or data presented in the publication

Guideline for prevention of surgical site infection, 1999. Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee

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Mangram AJ, Horan TC, Pearson ML, Silver LC, Jarvis WR

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 1999 Apr;20(4):250-78; quiz 279-80

PMID: 10219875

Guideline for prevention of surgical site infection, 1999. Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee was last modified: April 1st, 1999 by Mangram AJ, Horan TC, Pearson ML, Silver LC, Jarvis WR… Read more