Table 3

SSI Distribution based on the type of prophylactic antibiotic administered.

variables SSI

cefazolin

ceftriaxone

Metronidazole

cephalothin

Gentimicine

Ampicillin


A

NA

A

NA

A

NA

A

NA

A

NA

A

NA


A

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%


positive

42

12.1

97

21.3

73

24.5

66

13.1

79

24

60

12.7

19

17

120

17.4

70

30.4

69

12.1

5

50

134

16.9

negative

305

87.9

358

78.7

225

75.5

438

86.9

250

76

413

87.3

93

83

570

82.6

160

69.6

503

87.9

5

50

658

83.1

total

347

100

455

100

298

100

504

100

329

100

473

100

112

100

690

100

230

100

572

100

10

100

792

100

P-Value

P = 0.001

P < 0.001

P < 0.001

P = 1.000

P < 0.001

P = 0.018


A = applied

NA = not applied

Razavi et al. BMC Surgery 2005 5:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-5-2

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