Though several studies have examined infection risk in dermatologic surgery, studies comparing costs of different infection control protocols are lacking. This study was undertaken to determine whether a low risk of infection could be maintained with a low-cost infection-control protocol.
Correspondence: Dr Schmults, Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery Center, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1153 Centre St, Ste 4349, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Accepted for Publication: February 3, 2012.
Author Contributions: Both authors had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Schmults. Acquisition of data: Lilly. Analysis and interpretation of data: Lilly and Schmults. Drafting of the manuscript: Lilly. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Lilly and Schmults. Statistical analysis: Schmults. Administrative, technical, and material support: Lilly. Study supervision: Schmults.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.