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No clinical benefit of empirical antimicrobial therapy for pediatric diarrhea in a high usage, high resistance setting.

Abstract:

Background

Pediatric diarrheal disease presents a major public health burden in low-middle income countries. The clinical benefits of empirical antimicrobial treatment for diarrhea are unclear in settings that lack reliable diagnostics and have high antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Methods

We conducted a prospective multi-center cross-sectional study of pediatric patients hospitalized with diarrhea containing blood and/or mucus in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Clinica...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1093/cid/cix844

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
66
Issue:
4
Pages:
504–511
Publication date:
2017-09-05
Acceptance date:
2017-09-19
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pubs id:
pubs:737307
URN:
uri:7c412f37-a6f0-4479-8af0-66ace72605c3
UUID:
uuid:7c412f37-a6f0-4479-8af0-66ace72605c3
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pubs:737307

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