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Table 3 SSI Distribution based on the type of prophylactic antibiotic administered.

From: Abdominal surgical site infections: incidence and risk factors at an Iranian teaching hospital

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
  1. A = applied
  2. NA = not applied