Risk factors for surgical site infection in children at the teaching hospital Gabriel Touré, Bamako.

@article{Togo2011RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for surgical site infection in children at the teaching hospital Gabriel Tour{\'e}, Bamako.},
  author={Ad{\'e}gn{\'e} Togo and Yaya Coulibaly and Bakary Tientigui Demb{\'e}l{\'e} and Boubacar Togo and Miyanishi Keita and Lassana Kant{\'e} and Amara Ch{\'e}rif Traor{\'e} and Ibrahim Diakit{\'e} and H Ouologuem and Gangaly Diallo},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={2011},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={
          371-2
        }
}
A six-month prospective surveillance study of postoperative surgical site infections (SSIs) was undertaken between January and June 2010 in paediatric patients aged <15 years, in the University Hospital Gabriel Touré, Mali. SSI was documented in 43 out of 352 children (12.2%). SSIs were significantly more common after emergency operations, in patients with a National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance System (NNISS) score of 2 or 3, and in patients operated on by trainee rather than by… CONTINUE READING

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