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Table 1 Preferred first-line surgical prophylactic antibiotic regimen for treatment of closed long bone fractures determined by a survey of 297 Orthopaedic Trauma Association members, September–December, 2015

From: Current practice of antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical fixation of closed long bone fractures: a survey of 297 members of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association

Preferred antibiotic No. (%) of surgeons
Cefazolin 284 (96)
Cefuroxime 5 (1.7)
No antibiotics 2 (0.7)
Flucloxacillin and gentamicin 2 (0.7)
Ceftriaxone 1 (0.3)
Clindamycin 1 (0.3)
Vancomycin 1 (0.3)
Cefazolin and vancomycin 1 (0.3)