FREQUENCY OF BACTEREMIA IN BURN PATIENTS IN RELATION TO THROMBOCYTOPENIA
Keywords:Burn, Bacteremia, Thrombocytopenia
Burn patients are obviously at high risk for infections due to the immune compromising effects of burn injury. E.coli is an important life-threatening pathogen in burn units . The aim of this study was to determine bacteremia in the surgical and plastic surgery units of Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot.25 burn patients were chosen at random study staph aureus (6) was the dominant organism followed by E. Coli (4) in blood culture,. Eight (32%) of the total patients died and 68% survived.
Keywords: Burn, Bacteremia, Thrombocytopenia
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