Comparison of two dosages of azithromycin for three days versus penicillin V for ten days in acute group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis.

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BACKGROUND Three-day, 10 mg/kg/day azithromycin (AZM) studies in pediatric acute group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis have shown contradictory bacteriologic results. This study investigates the efficacy and tolerability of two dosages of 3-day azithromycin (20 mg/kg/day and 10 mg/kg/day) compared with 10-day penicillin V. METHODS This was a… (More)

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@article{Cohen2002ComparisonOT, title={Comparison of two dosages of azithromycin for three days versus penicillin V for ten days in acute group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis.}, author={Robert A Cohen and Philippe Reinert and France de la Rocque and Corinne Levy and Michel Boucherat and Marc Robert and Michel Navel and Naima Brahimi and Dominique Deforche and Brigitte Palestro and Edouard Bingen}, journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal}, year={2002}, volume={21 4}, pages={297-303} }