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UK Guidelines for use of erythromycin chemoprophylaxis in persons exposed to pertussis

Author(s)H.Dodhia; N.S. Crowcroft; J.C. Bramley; E. Miller
AbstractErythromycin chemoprophylaxis has been advocated for its use in contacts to prevent secondary cases of pertussis, but the evidence for its use is weak. These guidelines are based on a review of the evidence and aim to help clinicians make more rational decisions on its usage.
Date of publishing02/22/2002
Date of last review by us01/17/2005
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