- Suction drain tip culture in orthopaedic surgery: a prospective study of 214 clean operationsB Sankar
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh, 160 012, India
Int Orthop 28:311-4. 2004..Following our methodology for culture, a positive drain tip culture predicts wound infection in 50% and a negative culture virtually excludes the possibility of a deep infection...
- The role of MRSA screening in joint-replacement surgeryB Sankar
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Alexandra Hospital, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 7UB, UK
Int Orthop 29:160-3. 2005..43 days +/- SD 4.2 days in group 1 to 9.47 days +/- SD 2.6 days in group 2. There was a significant reduction in the incidence of hospital-acquired infections following the introduction of pre-admission screening...