Empiric antimicrobial therapy and infectious diarrhea. Do we need local guidelines?

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BACKGROUND In the management of acute diarrhea, administration of antibiotics may be indicated. Appropriate antimicrobial therapy can shorten illness, reduce morbidity and can be life-saving in invasive infections. Emergence of microbial strains resistant to commonly used antibiotics means that treatment failures may become common. Because of changing… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejim.2011.06.005

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