Skin grafting

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Q)In preop evaluation before placing skin graft over wounded area…bacterial colony count must be less than a) 10000 b) 100000 c) 1000000 d) 10000000 ans b)  10 raise to the power 5 Prerequisites for skin grafting: The recipient site should be assessed for potential bacterial load, blood supply, presence of devitalized tissue, and exposed vital structures. Donor site availability Perform recipient site tissue culture if history or concern for infection (counts <105 CFU/g tissue for most pathogens required before grafting). Presence of group a beta heamolytic streptococci is absolute contraindication for skin grafting [/bg_collapse]