E. coli, antibiotics and hemolytic-uremic syndrome in children

Farquhar, Donald
August 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/22/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 4, p438
Academic Journal
Reports on a study of children with Escherichia coli infection, who are given antibiotic therapy. Risk of hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) in children; Background; Design; Results; Suggestion that these drugs should be withheld from children with acute diarrheal illness until stool cultures confirm growth of an organism for which antibiotic therapy is indicated.


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