Surgical glove perforation and the risk of surgical site infection

H. Misteli, W.P. Weber, S. Reck, R. Rosenthal, M. Zwahlen, P. Fueglistaler, D. Oertli, A. Widmer & W.R. Marti
Introduction: While surgical glove leakage is a known risk factor in the transfer of pathogens during surgery, the implications of such a breach in asepsis for the development of surgical site infections (SSI) has not been thoroughly investigated. The present study and analysis were conducted to test[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]