Letters 2. Noorani A, Rabey N, Walsh SR, Davies RJ. Systematic review and Rebecca Sorber, MD meta-analysis of preoperative antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus M. Libby Weaver, MD povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery. Br J Surg. 2010;97(11): Lillian L. Tsai, MD 1614-1620. doi:10.1002/bjs.7214 3. Darouiche RO, Wall MJ Jr, Itani KM, et al. Chlorhexidine-alcohol versus Author Affiliations: Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School povidone-iodine for surgical-site antisepsis. N Engl J Med. 2010;362(1):18-26. of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa0810988 Corresponding Author: Rebecca Sorber, MD, Department of Surgery, Johns 4. Awad SS. Adherence to surgical care improvement project measures and Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Halsted 668, post-operative surgical site infections. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2012;13(4):234-237. Baltimore, MD 21287 (firstname.lastname@example.org). doi:10.1089/sur.2012.131 Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. 5. Leaper DJ. Risk factors for and epidemiology of surgical site infections. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2010;11(3):283-287. doi:10.1089/sur.2010.022 Published Online: July 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2430 Additional Contributions: The authors would like to acknowledge Pamela A. Lipsett, MD, MHPE, Courtenay M. Holscher, MD, PhD, and Joanna W. Etra, MD Training of Male and Female Surgical Residents (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine), for their contributions to formulating this response. They were not compensated for their contributions.
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Published: Oct 29, 2020