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Guidelines for the treatment of dysentery (shigellosis): a systematic review of the evidence

Abstract:
Background: Shigella remains the primary cause of diarrhoea in paediatric patients worldwide and accounts for up to 40,000 deaths per year. Current guidelines for the treatment of shigellosis are based on data which are over a decade old. In an era of increasing antimicrobial resistance, an updated review of the appropriate empirical therapy for shigellosis in children is necessary, taking into account susceptibility patterns, cost and the risk of adverse events. Met... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1080/20469047.2017.1409454

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford More from this funder
General Sir John Monash Foundation More from this funder
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Paediatrics and International Child Health Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
S1
Pages:
S50-S65
Publication date:
2018-05-23
Acceptance date:
2017-11-04
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EISSN:
2046-9055
ISSN:
2046-9047
Pubs id:
pubs:743786
URN:
uri:fc31ee2c-e848-4032-8043-51e7bafb5fa8
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uuid:fc31ee2c-e848-4032-8043-51e7bafb5fa8
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pubs:743786

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