Treatment of lower respiratory tract infections with ceftriaxone and cefotaxime. A comparative study.

@article{Abbate1986TreatmentOL,
  title={Treatment of lower respiratory tract infections with ceftriaxone and cefotaxime. A comparative study.},
  author={Gabriella Abbate and I. Alagia and Emanuele Giaquinto and V. Leonessa and L Savioli and Paolo Altucci and Mario Caputi and Carmen Guarino and E. Micillo and Emanuele Catena},
  journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases},
  year={1986},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={
          222-30
        }
}
The microbiological and clinico-therapeutic efficacy and safety of ceftriaxone were compared with those of cefotaxime in an open randomized trial. Fifty-four adult hospitalized patients (37 males and 17 females) suffering from either acute bronchopneumonia (19) or acute exacerbations of chronic bronchopneumonia (35) have been investigated. Four patients were withdrawn from the trial. Underlying diseases were present in 41 patients. Ceftriaxone was administered at a once-a-day dose of either 1… 
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