Surgical site infections at the National Cancer Institute in Mexico: a case-control study.

@article{VilarCompte2000SurgicalSI,
  title={Surgical site infections at the National Cancer Institute in Mexico: a case-control study.},
  author={Diana Vilar-Compte and Alejandro Mohar and Silvia del Carmen Delgado Sandoval and Manuel de la Rosa and Patricia Gordillo and Patricia Volkow},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={14-20}
}
OBJECTIVES To quantify the surgical infection rate and to identify risk factors associated with surgical site infection. METHODS We conducted a case-control study of all surgical patients between January 1, 1993, and June 30, 1994. The frequency of surgical site infection per 100 surgeries was calculated. The odds ratio (OR) was estimated by using logistic regression analysis. SETTING A 130-bed tertiary-care teaching hospital for adult patients with cancer. RESULTS The study followed 3372… CONTINUE READING

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