Duration of outpatient antibiotic therapy for common outpatient infections, 2017.

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Duration of outpatient antibiotic therapy for common outpatient infections, 2017.

Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 16;:

Authors: King LM, Hersh AL, Hicks LA, Fleming-Dutra KE

Abstract
Our objective was to describe the duration of antibiotic therapy for the management of common outpatient conditions. The median duration of antibiotic courses for most common conditions, except acute cystitis, was 10 days, in many cases exceeding guideline-recommended durations.

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