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Class I

clean

2

Class II

clean- contaminated

3

Class III

contaminated

4

Class IV

dirty infected

5

hernia repair

clean

6

cholecystectomy

clean, contaminated

7

large tissue injury

contaminated

8

perforated diverticulitis

dirty infected

9

hernia repair

clean

10

breast biopsy specimen

c lean

11

elective GI surgery (not colon)

clean contaminated

12

colorectal surgery

clean contaminated

13

penetrating abdominal trauma

contaminated

14

enterotomy

contaminated

15

during bowel obstruction

contaminated

16

necrotizing soft tissue infections

dirty infected

17

infection rate
clean

1-2%

18

clean, contaminated
infection rate

2.1-14%

19

contaminated
infection rate

15-30%

20

dirty infected
infection rate

>30%

21

open fresh accidental wound

contaminated

22

open cardiac massage

contaminated

23

gross spillage from GI tract

contaminated

24

incisions in which acue nonpurulent inflammation are encountered

contaminated

25

old traumatic wounds with retained devitalized tissue

dirty infected

26

with existing clinical infection or perforated viscera

dirty infected