Timing of Prophylactic Antibiotics for Cesarean Sections
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This is a randomized, double-blinded placebo controlled trial of cefazolin timing before cesarean section fo infection prophylaxis. Subjects are randomized to cefazolin either 30 minutes prior to skin incision or at time of cord-clamping. Primary outcome is infectious morbidity including wound infections and endometritis.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Pregnant 24-43 weeks gestation > 18 years old Requiring cesarean section -
Receiving antibiotics < 18 years old Allergy to cefazolin