Intervention Review

Antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean section

  1. G Justus Hofmeyr2,
  2. Fiona M Smaill1,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 20 JAN 2010

Assessed as up-to-date: 4 MAR 2002

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000933.pub2

How to Cite

Hofmeyr GJ, Smaill FM. Antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean section. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD000933. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000933.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    McMaster University, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    University of the Witwatersrand, University of Fort Hare, Eastern Cape Department of Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, East London Hospital Complex, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa

*Fiona M Smaill, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Room 2N16, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Withdrawn from publication for reasons stated in the review
  2. Published Online: 20 JAN 2010


Reason for withdrawal from publication

This review has been withdrawn from publication because it is out of date. It has been updated by a new review first published in Issue 1, 2010 of The Cochrane Library - see the review entitled 'Antibiotic prophylaxis versus no prophylaxis for preventing infection after cesarean section' by FM Smaill and GML Gyte in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. To view the published versions of this article, please click the 'Other versions' tab.