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Table 2 Use of antibiotics in study patients (n = 814)

From: Compliance with antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in caesarean delivery: a retrospective, drug utilization study (indication-prescription type) at an Ecuadorian hospital

Preoperative administration
Yes
569 (69.90)*
No
245 (30.10)
  
Administration time Antibiotic and administered doses   
Within 60 minutes before the incision
At the time of incision
212 (37.26)
357 (62.74)
Ampicillin/sulbactam 1.5 g IV
Cefazolin 1 g IV
Cefazolin 2 g IV
Clindamycin 600 mg IV
1 (0.18)
32 (5.62)
526 (92.44)
10 (1.76)
Postoperative administration
814 (100)
Duration of antibiotic treatment
Single dose   
24 h   
> 24 h 814 (100)   
  1. *Number of patients (%)
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