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Table 5 Rate of superficial surgical site infection and drug efficacy in elective surgery

From: Cefepime versus Ceftriaxone for perioperative systemic antibiotic prophylaxis in elective orthopedic surgery at Bugando Medical Centre Mwanza, Tanzania: a randomized clinical study

Study group Number evaluated Number infected ‘000 person days IR IRR (95 % CI) P- value
Group A 113 3 3324 0.9 0.62 (0.26–1.37) 0.318
Group B 117 5 3429 1.5
  1. IR Incidence Rate (i.e. number per 1000 person days), IRR Incidence Rate Ratio