In examining 66 penetrating colorectal injuries in which the peritoneum was almost always exposed to the normal gastrointestinal microflora it appears that both clindamycin and cephalothin were equally effective in maintaining a relatively low rate of postoperative sepsis when administered early, in combination with an aminoglycoside agent and in addition to intra-operative antibiotic irrigation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1979|
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