Noninferiority Comparison of Prophylactic Open Fracture Antimicrobial Regimens
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03560232|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : June 18, 2018
Last Update Posted : August 31, 2018
Mercy Health Ohio
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mercy Health Ohio
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Recruiting|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||June 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 2020|
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