Antibiotic Resistance in Children with Bloody Diarrhea

  title={Antibiotic Resistance in Children with Bloody Diarrhea},
  author={Abdolkarim Hamedi},
Shigellosis is an important public health problem, especially in developing countries. Antibiotic treatment of bacterial dysentery, aimed at resolving diarrhea or reducing its duration is especially indicated whenever malnutrition is present. First-line drugs include ampicillin and trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole(TMP-SMX); however multidrug-resistance has occurred and careful antibiotic selection must be considered in prescribing .When epidemiologic data indicate a rise in resistancy… CONTINUE READING