Wound infections in two health institutions in Ile-Ife, Nigeria: results of a cohort study.

@article{Shittu2003WoundII,
  title={Wound infections in two health institutions in Ile-Ife, Nigeria: results of a cohort study.},
  author={Adebayo Osagie Shittu and Deboye Oriade Kolawole and Emiola Adunni Ruth Oyedepo},
  journal={Ostomy/wound management},
  year={2003},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={52-7}
}
The control of wound infections is increasingly complicated, yet treatment is not always guided by microbiological diagnosis. To describe the distribution of wound infections and causative agents, a prospective, 6-month cohort study involving 102 outpatients was conducted at the University Teaching Hospital and the Health Center in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Location and type of infected wounds were recorded and bacterial isolates were identified by standard microbiological techniques. Almost half (40… CONTINUE READING
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