Sources of infecti
Sources of infection
The deline of the etiologic microorganisms ivolved in patients with endocarditis after open heart surgery does assist in identifying the sources from which they might originate . Many probable sources of infection have been identified but in fact , they represent small proportion of the proven cause infection of the operative site could occur during surgery or in the postoperative period (120) also infection happens in the operating site for others causes :
1-The surgeon, the patient and attendants .
2-Air containing contaminated dust .
3-Contaminated instruments , and contaminated fluids .(104)