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Table 1 Most common bacteria causative of infection post-caesarean section and the minimum inhibitory concentration range/breakpoint

From: Prophylactic perioperative cefuroxime levels in plasma and adipose tissue at the time of caesarean section (C-LACE): a protocol for a pilot experimental, prospective study with non-probability sampling to determine interpatient variability

  Microorganism MIC range/breakpoint (mg/L) [5, 11,12,13]
Gram-negative bacteria Escherichia coli 0.001–8
Haemophilus influenzae 2
Klebsiella oxytoca 8
Proteus mirabilis 0.001–8
Ureaplasma urealyticum ND
Gram-positive bacteria Enterococcus faecalis ND
Staphylococcus aureus 4
Staphylococcus epidermidis 0.25–4
Streptococcus pneumoniae 1
Other organisms Raoultella ornithinolytica 0.001–8
Morganella morganii ND
  1. ND Not determined