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Increased incidence of postoperative infections during prophylaxis with cephalothin compared to doxycycline in intestinal surgery

Gunnar Baatrup12*, Roy M Nilsen34, Rune Svensen1 and Per E Akselsen3

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

2 Institute of Surgery, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

3 Department of Infection Control, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

4 Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

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BMC Surgery 2009, 9:17  doi:10.1186/1471-2482-9-17

Published: 7 December 2009

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Categorization of patients and procedure related variables. Table.

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SSI according to degree of severity, patient group and period of observation. Table.

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