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Cochrane Systematic Review: Pre-admission antibiotics for suspected cases of meningococcal disease


Sudarsanam TD, Rupali P, Tharyan P, Abraham OC, Thomas K.

Objectives: To study the effectiveness and safety of pre-admission antibiotics versus no pre-admission antibiotics or placebo, and different pre-admission antibiotic regimens in decreasing mortality, clinical failure and morbidity in people suspected of meningococcal disease.