FREQUENCY OF BACTEREMIA IN BURN PATIENTS IN RELATION TO THROMBOCYTOPENIA

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  • Vinod Bhavi Department of Surgery, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College & Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab
  • Jas Karan Singh Department of Surgery, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College & Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab
  • Gurpreet Singh Department of Surgery, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College & Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab
  • Deepak Meena Department of Surgery, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College & Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v5i9.2176

Keywords:

Burn, Bacteremia, Thrombocytopenia

Abstract

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 [1]. 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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Published

2021-09-05

How to Cite

Bhavi, V. ., Singh, J. K. ., Singh, G. ., & Meena, D. . (2021). FREQUENCY OF BACTEREMIA IN BURN PATIENTS IN RELATION TO THROMBOCYTOPENIA. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 5(9). https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v5i9.2176

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