Does Intraoperative Use of Vancomycin Powder Increase the Risk of Gram-Negative Infections?
Received Date: Jan 17, 2018 / Accepted Date: Jan 31, 2018 / Published Date: Feb 03, 2018
Post-surgical site infections lead to significant morbidity and mortality, as well as significant healthcare costs. Despite intravenous prophylactic antibiotic measures, the rates of surgical site infections, especially those from skin pathogens, have been reported to be up to 15% in individuals undergoing spinal surgery. Thus, the use of vancomycin powder has gained significant popularity in the last few years.
Citation: Aliabadi H, Nikpour A, Chehrazi BB (2018) Does Intraoperative Use of Vancomycin Powder Increase the Risk of Gram-Negative Infections? J Neuroinfect Dis 9: 274. Doi: 10.4172/2314-7326.1000274
Copyright: © 2018 Aliabadi H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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