Wound infections after surgery in a modern operating suite: clinical, bacteriological and epidemiological findings.

@article{Bengtsson1979WoundIA,
  title={Wound infections after surgery in a modern operating suite: clinical, bacteriological and epidemiological findings.},
  author={Staffan Bengtsson and Anna Hambraeus and G{\"o}ran Laurell},
  journal={The Journal of hygiene},
  year={1979},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={41-57}
}
A prospective study of 2983 operations in general and orthopaedic surgery during 3 years performed in four operating theatres in a modern operating suite was carried out in order to evaluate the importance of airborne infection. Weekly nose-and-throat samples were taken from the surgical staff and pre-operative samples were taken from the nose, throat, skin… CONTINUE READING