Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019: 1-3 (Journal)
Duggan B. T., Roth J. A., Dangel M., Battegay M., Widmer A. F.
Health insurance status may affect the risk for surgical site infection (SSI). A large prospective cohort study in a Swiss tertiary-care hospital did not find evidence of a difference in SSI risk in individuals with basic versus semiprivate or private insurance in a setting with universal health insurance coverage.