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Antibiotics for Postpartum Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tear Repairs

This study is undertaken to find out whether prophylactic antibiotics can decrease the infection rate in third and fourth degree perineal tear repairs done in the immediate postpartum period.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Drug: Cefotetan or Cefoxitin vs placebo




Inclusion Criteria:

- third and fourth degree perineal laceration

Exclusion Criteria:

- chorioamnionitis, HIV positive, inflammatory bowel disease

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Yasser El-Sayed