Once-daily administration of ceftriaxone for the treatment of selected serious bacterial infections in children.

@article{Frenkel1988OncedailyAO,
  title={Once-daily administration of ceftriaxone for the treatment of selected serious bacterial infections in children.},
  author={Lawrence Dean Frenkel},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1988},
  volume={82 3 Pt 2},
  pages={486-91}
}
Ceftriaxone treatment (50 to 80 mg/kg once daily) was given to 201 children between 1 month and 18 years of age. There were 201 serious bacterial infections, including epiglottitis, pneumonia, cellulitis, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, pyelonephritis, sepsis, and meningitis. The common pathogens responsible for pediatric infections isolated from these patients included Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Escherichia coli. The… CONTINUE READING