Guidry CA, Shah PM, Dietch ZC, Elwood NR, Krebs ED, Mehaffey JH, Sawyer RG. Recent Anti-Microbial Exposure Is Associated with More Complications after Elective Surgery. Surgical infections. 2018 Jul;19(19). 473-479. PMID: 29883278 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC6025701
Recent anti-microbial exposure has been associated with poor outcomes after infection in a mixed population. We hypothesized that recent anti-microbial exposure would be associated with poor outcomes of elective surgery.