Comparison of hospitalization rates in patients with community-acquired pneumonia treated with telithromycin for 5 or 7 days or clarithromycin for 10 days.

@article{Tellier2004ComparisonOH,
  title={Comparison of hospitalization rates in patients with community-acquired pneumonia treated with telithromycin for 5 or 7 days or clarithromycin for 10 days.},
  author={Guy Tellier and Joanne R Chang and Carl V. Asche and Bruce S. Lavin and John Stewart and Sean D. Sullivan},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={739-47}
}
AIMS To compare the impact on hospitalization rates and the clinical efficacy of oral telithromycin and clarithromycin treatment in patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). METHODS A total of 581 patients with CAP were enrolled in this randomized, double-blind, parallel group, multinational study, of whom 575 were evaluated for healthcare resource utilization from a payer perspective (intent to treat [ITT] population). Patients received telithromycin 800 mg once daily for 5 (n = 193… CONTINUE READING