Does Clindamycin Increase the Rate of Surgical Site Infection in Bone Graft Augmentation
of the Jaw in Patients Allergic to Beta Lactam Antibiotics? A Retrospective Cohort Study
of 786 Patients
1.1. Purpose: The purpose of this retrospective chart review was to answer the following question: Among patients prescribed
the antibiotic clindamycin compared to patients prescribed a beta
lactam antibiotic such as penicillin or amoxicillin, do they have a
have an increased risk of surgical site infection postoperatively?