The dispersal of organisms from minor septic lesions.


Air sampling during the incision of 40 septic lesions did not produce any evidence of dispersal of pathogenic bacteria. The removal of dressings in a sterile dressing-box was associated with the dispersal of both pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria. From 45 dressings the average total bacterial count was 104 bacteria-containing particles per cubic foot… (More)


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@article{Thom1962TheDO, title={The dispersal of organisms from minor septic lesions.}, author={Bridgette Thom and Ross G. White}, journal={Journal of clinical pathology}, year={1962}, volume={15}, pages={559-62} }