100%(43)43 out of 43 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 12 - 17 out of 17 pages.
Preston-Caron, and Francois CaronA total of 362 patients in French primary care offices with symptoms of cystitis were studied over a total of 6 months to determine the rate of antibiotic prescription, antibiotic resistance as evidenced by repeat cystitis, and symptom recovery based upon antibiotic choice.
Related ArticlesChlamydial infections in adolescents and adults.Centers for Disease Control and PreventionBased upon the 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases treatment guidelines, chlamydia is the most frequently reported infectious disease in the US. It be diagnosed from first catch urine testing or by endocervix or vaginal swab. The recommended first line treatment option for chlamydial infections is a one time oral dose of 1gram azithromycin.
Related ArticlesUrogenital chlamydia trachomatis treatment failure with azithromycin: A meta-analysisAuthors: Farnaz Mohammadzadeh et al.This was a comprehensive cohort study of previously studied chlamydia patients who were treated using standard dosing of azithromycin. The azithromycin fail rate was only 11.23%, showing that it is still the treatment of choice in chlamydial infections.
Related ArticlesWho is coming back for more chlamydia testing within non-specialist health services and where do they go?Authors: Harb, A. K., Town, K. Callan, E., Furegato, M., et al. The study investigated 866,647 15-24 year olds who visited a non-specialist provider for chlamydia testing from January 2013 to December 2016. The authors evaluated how many of those patients who tested positive for chlamydia returned to that provider after a positive chlamydia test. Researched found that only one in five patients revisited their practitioner for follow up after chlamydia testing.
Related ArticlesOptimizing antibiotic management for acute simple cystitis in women: An evidence-based roadmap for the primary care ambulatory setting.