Comparison of European and U.S. results for cephalosporin versus penicillin treatment of group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis

@article{Pichichero2006ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of European and U.S. results for cephalosporin versus penicillin treatment of group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis},
  author={M E Pichichero and Janet R. Casey},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={25},
  pages={354-364}
}
  • M. Pichichero, J. Casey
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
The outcome of cephalosporin versus penicillin treatment of group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis may differ between Europe and the USA. In the present study, Medline, Embase, reference lists, and abstract searches were used to identify randomized, controlled trials of cephalosporin versus penicillin treatment of group A streptococcal (GAS) tonsillopharyngitis. The outcomes of interest were bacteriologic and clinical cure rates from investigations conducted in Europe versus those conducted… Expand
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