Bacteriologic efficacy of a three-day intramuscular ceftriaxone regimen in nonresponsive acute otitis media.

@article{Leibovitz1998BacteriologicEO,
  title={Bacteriologic efficacy of a three-day intramuscular ceftriaxone regimen in nonresponsive acute otitis media.},
  author={Eugene Leibovitz and Lolita Piglansky and Simon Raiz and David Greenberg and Pablo Yagupsky and Joseph Press and Dan M. Fliss and Alberto Leiberman and Ron Dagan},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 12},
  pages={
          1126-31
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the bacteriologic efficacy of ceftriaxone in nonresponsive acute otitis media in children. METHODS In a prospective study 92 patients ages 3 to 36 months (median, 11 months) with culture-proved nonresponsive acute otitis media were studied from January, 1995, through August, 1997. The patients were treated with intramuscular ceftriaxone (50 mg/kg/l/day) for 3 days. Middle ear fluid was aspirated for culture by tympanocentesis on day of enrollment (Day 1); a second tap… CONTINUE READING

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