  The first prophylactic antibiotic dose should provide a sufficient antibiotic serum level throughout the surgery to combat organisms   The first dose be timed to occur within 60 minutes before the surgical incision is made.   If a fluoroquinolone or vancomycin is chosen for administered within 120 minutes of the start of   For most surgeries, the use of prophylactic antibiotics should end within 24 hours after   Cefazolin or cefuroxime are suggested for prophylactic antibiotics up to 72 hours to Cardiothoracic Cefazolin or cefuroxime; if beta 72-hour duration
lactam allergy, vancomycin or advocated by some, but

24 hours is likely to be

Cefazolin or cefuroxime; if beta
lactam allergy, vancomycin
with or without gentamicin, or

Oral: neomycin, with
Combination of oral and
erythromycin base or
parenteral prophylaxis
may decrease infection

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