Infection - complications of cardiac surgery, Biology


Due to the many invasive monitoring techniques, ET tube, urinary catheter, surgical interventions. Cultures of blood or sputum/urine/swab form the wound is done to identify the infecting organism. The patient is already on prophylactic antibiotics. After culture report, start on the appropriate antibiotics. Follow strict principles and practice universal precautions.

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