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Current guidelines for the treatment of shigellosis are based on data which are over a decade old.
In an era of increasing antimicrobial resistance, an updated review of the appropriate empirical therapy for shigellosis in children is necessary, taking into account susceptibility patterns, cost and the risk of adverse events.
Results: The initial search produced 131 results, of which nine studies met the inclusion criteria. International guidelines were also reviewed.This article has been cited by. Email: ku.
There is a lack of current research regarding the clinical treatment of shigellosis in paediatric and adult patients, despite rising antimicrobial resistance worldwide.
In particular, there is a lack of studies assessing the non-susceptibility of community-acquired strains, with almost all published research pertaining to microbiological data from hospital-based settings.
Azithromycin is appropriate as a second-line therapy in regions where the rate of non-susceptibility of ciprofloxacin is known to be high, and research suggests that, from a cardiac point of view, azithromycin is safer than other macrolide antibiotics.
Keywords: Dysentery, shigellosis, shigella, antibiotics, antimicrobial resistance, treatment guidelines Introduction Shigella is a Gram-negative, non-motile bacillus belonging to the enterobacteriacae family of which four species exist: S.
It binds to the 50 S subunit of the bacterial ribosome, thus inhibiting translation of mRNA. Nucleic acid synthesis is not affected.
Time to peak concentration Tmax in adults is 2. Due to its high concentration in phagocytes, azithromycin is actively transported to the site of infection.
During active phagocytosis, large concentrations are released.
Initial dose: 200 mg orally twice a day immediate and extended release or 100 mg orally 4 times a day suspension. How to take Selexid. Clinical Particulars 4.
Selexid is a brand name for pivmecillinam. Azithromycin was brown as a second-line real for adults. Contrast, arthralgia.