Azithromycin does not improve disease course in hospitalized infants with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) lower respiratory tract disease: A randomized equivalence trial

Martin C. J. Kneyber*, Job B. M. van Woensel, Esther Uijtendaal, Cuno S. P. M. Uiterwaal, Jan L. L. Kimpen, DART Res Grp

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Background: Nearly halt of all hospitalized infants with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) lower respiratory tract disease (LRTD) are treated with (parenteral) antibiotics. The present study was designed to test our hypothesis that the use of antibiotics would not lead to a reduced duration of hospitalization in mild to moderate RSV LRTD. Methods: Seventy-one patients

Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)142-149
Aantal pagina's8
TijdschriftPediatric Pulmonology
Volume43
Nummer van het tijdschrift2
DOI's
StatusPublished - feb-2008

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