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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of participants (N = 25)

From: The estimated incidence of lactational breast abscess and description of its management by percutaneous aspiration at the Douala General Hospital, Cameroon

Number of aspirations
Duration of follow-up (resolution time)
Continued breastfeeding
Breastfeeding counseling received
Place of antenatal care
 Not in the Douala General Hospital1656
 Douala General Hospital44
Past history of mastitis in multiparous women (N = 17)
Type of treatment received
 Flucloxacillin 500 mg + aspiration1872
 Flucloxacillin 500 mg + aspiration+ infiltration ceftriaxone624
 Erythromycin + aspiration14
Gestational age at delivery (weeks)