American Society of Anaesthesiologists (ASA) score and Charlson comorbidity index (CCI) has strong influence on SSI rates in clean and clean contaminated cases. Patients' with co-morbidities undergoing clean and clean contaminated general surgical procedures have greater SSI rates than those without any co-morbidity.
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