Comparative effectiveness of ceftriaxone in combination with a macrolide relative to ceftriaxone alone for pediatric patients hospitalized with community acquired pneumonia.

Leyenaar, JoAnna.

Abstract: Community acquired pneumonia is the leading cause of pediatric hospitalization in the United States, with Mycoplasma pneumonaie thought to be a causative organism in up to one third of cases. National guidelines recommend empiric combination therapy with a macrolide and beta-lactam antibiotic for patients in whom infection with M. pneumoniae is a significant consideration. However, evide... read more

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Clinical and Translational Science.
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