Drug raises risk of resistant microbes in youths with UTIs

03/3/2010 | Medscape (free registration)

Children with new urinary tract infections are at higher risk for ampicillin-resistant microbes if they were given amoxicillin within 60 days of the infection, according to a study in Pediatrics. Researchers said the risk decreased with time after exposure, but clinicians should consider this when selecting empiric antimicrobial agents for a new UTI.

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