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Table 3 Number (%) of maternal and perinatal outcome in women who received ceftizoxime as prophylaxis for elective cesarean section

From: Prophylactic ceftizoxime for elective cesarean delivery at Soba Hospital, Sudan

Variables Women who received ceftizoxime pre-incision (n =90) Women who received ceftizoxime after clamping the cord (n =90) P
Post-operative febrile morbidity 1(1.1) 0 (0) 1.0
Superficial wound infection 8 (6.7) 3 (3.3) 0.2
Skin rash 0 (0) 1 (1.1) 1.0
Jaundice 5 (5.5) 4 (4.4) 1.0
Admission to the nursery 15 (16.7) 15 (16.7) 0.1
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