Antibiotic prophylaxis in high-risk pediatric spine surgery: Is cefazolin enough?

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Summary of "Antibiotic prophylaxis in high-risk pediatric spine surgery: Is cefazolin enough?"

Retrospective study.


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Name: Spine deformity
ISSN: 2212-1358


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A semisynthetic cephalosporin analog with broad-spectrum antibiotic action due to inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis. It attains high serum levels and is excreted quickly via the urine.

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