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Table 2 Comparison of cesarean surgical site infections between patients receiving ceftriaxone vs. those receiving ampicillin

From: The efficacy of ampicillin compared with ceftriaxone on preventing cesarean surgical site infections: an observational prospective cohort study

Characteristic Ceftriaxone (n = 911) Ampicillin (n = 3238) p-value
  n % n %  
Total Cesarean SSIs
 yes 12 1.3 133 4.1 < 0.001
  no 899 98.7 3105 95.9  
Incisional SSIs
 yes 1 0.1 39 1.2 0.001
 no 910 99.9 3199 98.8  
Organ/space SSIs
 yes 11 1.2 94 2.9 0.003
 no 900 98.8 3144 97.1  
  1. SSIs Surgical site infections