Julie Parsonnet

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  • Investigation of mediastinitis due to coagulase-negative staphylococci after cardiothoracic surgery INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY Van Kerkhove, M. D., Parsonnet, J., Weingart, M., Tompkins, L. S. 2006; 27 (3): 305-307


    Six cases of coagulase-negative staphylococcal mediastinitis were identified in the latter half of 1999. A new preoperative cleansing solution was suspected by hospital staff to be a factor in the outbreak. We evaluated this possible risk factor along with other known and suspected surgical site infection risk factors in this case-control study.

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