Antibiotic prophylaxis for endoscopic retrograde chlangiopancreatography increases the detection rate of drug-resistant bacteria in bile.

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BACKGROUND No consensus has yet been reached regarding the utility of antibiotic prophylaxis for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). However, there has been little discussion of potential adverse effects of antibiotic use. This study investigated the impact of antibiotic prophylaxis on overall levels of bacterial infiltration of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jhbp.129

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@article{Minami2014AntibioticPF, title={Antibiotic prophylaxis for endoscopic retrograde chlangiopancreatography increases the detection rate of drug-resistant bacteria in bile.}, author={Tomoyuki Minami and Tamito Sasaki and Masahiro Serikawa and Takashi Ishigaki and Yoshiaki Murakami and Kazuaki Chayama}, journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences}, year={2014}, volume={21 9}, pages={712-8} }