Effect of early fosfomycin treatment on prevention of hemolytic uremic syndrome accompanying Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection.

@article{Ikeda1999EffectOE,
  title={Effect of early fosfomycin treatment on prevention of hemolytic uremic syndrome accompanying Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection.},
  author={Katsuhisa Ikeda and Osamu Ida and Kosuke Kimoto and Toshio Takatorige and Naoki Nakanishi and Kozo Tatara},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  year={1999},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={357-62}
}
OBJECTIVE To clarify the effect of early fosfomycin treatment, an antimicrobial agent in common use in Japan, on children with E. coli O157 with the aim of preventing hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). PATIENTS AND METHODS DESIGN Non-randomized prospective study for development of HUS among inpatients with E. coli O157. SETTING The hospitals where the 292 inpatients were treated. CASES A total of 292 inpatients aged six to eleven years with E. coli O157 infection, 36 (12.3%) of whom were… CONTINUE READING

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