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Treatment of enteric fever (typhoid and paratyphoid fever) with cephalosporins

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Typhoid and paratyphoid (enteric fever) are febrile bacterial illnesses common in many low‐ and middle‐income countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) currently recommends treatment with azithromycin, ciprofloxacin, or ceftriaxone due to widespread resistance to older, first‐line antimicrobials. Resistance patterns vary in different locations and are changing over time. Fluoroquinolone resistance in South Asia often precludes the use of ciprofloxacin. Ext... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1002/14651858.cd010452.pub2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4508-7969
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5095-6367
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ORCID:
0000-0003-2209-9956
Publisher:
Cochrane Collaboration
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews More from this journal
Issue:
11
Article number:
CD010452
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2022-11-24
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EISSN:
1469-493X
Pmid:
36420914

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