Comparison of the efficacy and safety of ceftriaxone to ampicillin/chloramphenicol in the treatment of childhood meningitis.

@article{Aronoff1984ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the efficacy and safety of ceftriaxone to ampicillin/chloramphenicol in the treatment of childhood meningitis.},
  author={Stephen C. Aronoff and Michael D. Reed and Cheryl A O'Brien and Jeffrey L. Blumer},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={1984},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={143-51}
}
Ceftriaxone is a new cephalosporin with a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity and unique serum and CSF pharmacokinetics. The drug was compared in a randomized fashion with ampicillin and chloramphenicol in the treatment of 19 children with Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis. Ceftriaxone was also administered non-randomly to six other patients… CONTINUE READING