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July-December 2022| Vol 1| Issue 2


2023 updates on the closed or open after-source control for severe complicated intraabdominal sepsis (COOL) trial

Background of Cool Trial Intra-abdominal sepsis (IAS) is the second-most common form of sepsis, and it is expected to be particularly severe because of the complex anatomic, physiolo...

Original Article

Antimicrobial use and other risk factors for infections with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria and fungi bacteria and fungi in an intensive care unit

Introduction: Resistant infections are especially problematic in the intensive care unit (ICU), but risk factors remain unclear. We hypothesized that the risk factors for resistant Gram-negat...

Original Article

Characterizing the prognostic utility of isolating yeast in surgical site infections and subsequent use of antifungal therapies

Background: Whether the isolation of yeast from surgical site infections (SSIs) affects outcomes is unclear. We hypothesized that for SSI, yeasts are nonpathogenic and that neither the isolat...

Original Article

A counterculture movement: Characterizing the prognostic utility of obtaining wound cultures for incisional surgical site infections

Background: Surgical site infections (SSIs) account for 15% of all healthcare-associated infections, yet, the utility of cultures remains controversial. We hypothesized that obtaining cul...

Review Article

Investing in surgical site infection control toward safe surgery and universal health coverage

Surgical site infection (SSI) is a common but preventable complication after surgery and is a major cause of postoperative morbidity and mortality in low-and middle-income countries. Antimicrobial r...

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ISSN - Print: 2949-7442, Online: 2949-7450

World Journal of Surgical Infection, a publication of World Surgical Infection Society, is a peer-reviewed print + online  journal.

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