Table 2 : Distribution of preoperative antibiotics and culture yield.


  Frequency (n) Percentage (%)

Preoperative antibiotics

Amixyclavulanate+metronidazole 111 55.5
Ceftriaxone+metronidazole 82 41.0
Others 7 3.5
Total 200 100

Culture yields and microscopy

Staphylococcus aureus 19 61.3
Klebsiella spp 5 16.1
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 4 12.9
Streptococcus pyogenes 3 9.7
Total 31 100

Nnaji et al.Family Practice Reports  2014 1:2DOI : 10.7243/2056-5690-1-2