Single-agent therapy for acute pelvic inflammatory disease: sulbactam/ampicillin versus cefoxitin.


A total of 54 women with acute salpingitis were treated intravenously with ampicillin/sulbactam or cefoxitin in a prospective, randomized, ongoing study. Of the organisms isolated, Gram-negative species (excluding Neisseria gonorrhoeae) were considerably more likely to produce beta-lactamase than were Gram-positive species. Clinical efficacy was 94% for 2 g… (More)


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