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Table 2 Incidence of surgical-site infections per operation type

From: Incidence, pathogens and resistance patterns of nosocomial infections at a rural hospital in Gabon

Type of surgical operation No. surgical-site infection/no. operations Incidence [%, 95%CI]
Abdominal hysterectomy 3/26 11.5 (0.0 - 23.8)
Caesarean section 5/80 6.3 (0.9 - 11.6)
Appendectomy 1/17 5.9 (0.0 - 17.1)
Myomectomy 1/19 5.3 (0.0 - 15.3)
Salpingectomy (ectopic pregnancy) 1/22 4.5 (0.0 - 13.2)
Herniotomy 2/124 1.6 (0.0 - 3.8)