Intervention Review

Antibiotic prophylaxis regimens and drugs for cesarean section

  1. Laura Hopkins2,
  2. Fiona M Smaill3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 18 JAN 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 1 JAN 1999

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001136.pub2

How to Cite

Hopkins L, Smaill FM. Antibiotic prophylaxis regimens and drugs for cesarean section. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001136. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001136.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 2

    The University of Liverpool, C/o Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Division of Perinatal and Reproductive Medicine, Liverpool, UK

  2. 3

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

*Sonja Henderson, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Department of Women's and Children's Health, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust, Crown Street, Liverpool, L8 7SS, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Withdrawn from publication for reasons stated in the review
  2. Published Online: 18 JAN 2012


Reason for withdrawal from publication

We have withdrawn this review from publication because it is out-of-date. It will be updated by two new reviews:

(1) 'Different classes of antibiotics given to women routinely for preventing infection at caesarean section': which is now published in The Cochrane Library; and

(2) 'Different regimens of cephalosporin antibiotic prophylaxis at caesarean section', the review for which is currently being prepared following the protocol first published in Issue 12, 2011, of The Cochrane Library. To view the published versions of this article, please click the 'Other versions' tab.