Jorge Arguedas

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Trimethoprim sulfamethoxasole has been recommended for the treatment of acute otitis media. In this double tympanocentesis study, children aged 3 to 48 months with acute otitis media received trimethoprim sulfamethoxasole twice daily (40 mg/kg/d) for 10 days. All children had a baseline tympanocentesis and in culture-positive children, tympanocentesis was(More)
This study analyzes the in vitro activities of levofloxacin and other commonly used antimicrobials against middle ear fluid, nasopharyngeal, and oropharyngeal pathogens obtained from children with otitis media at risk of having a resistant pathogen. Levofloxacin proved to be very active against these pathogens and had intermediate activity against(More)
A new, further attenuated measles vaccine, developed by propagation of Edmonston B measles virus in the chorioallantoic membrane in ovo, has been clinically evaluated in children and found to compare favorably with a commercially available product. The vaccine is prepared in chick embryo tissue culture and appears to possess noteworthy stability at 4 C.
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