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The Correlation Between Intraoperative Contamination and Postoperative Surgical Infections in Dogs

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  • Description:
    In this Evidence Based Update we discuss findings of a recent study that examined intraoperative bacterial contamination rates and sources in dogs undergoing cranial cruciate ligament repair and the incidence of postoperative infections. Discussion includes the Specialist's Spin on best practices for the veterinary team for minimizing bacterial contamination and postoperative infections.
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    Running time: 25 mins

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  • Sponsor: VetVine Specialty Consulting Service
  • Presenter(s): Elaine R. Caplan, DVM, DABVP, DACVS
  • Fee (Basic Membership): $19.95

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