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Journal Article
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Noah, Praveen K.; Pande, Dinesh; Johnson, Barbara E.; Ashley, Deanna E.
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Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Article Title
Evaluation of oral erythromycin and local isoniazid instillation therapy in infants with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin lymphadenitis and abscesses.
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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
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Date of Publication
1993
Volume ID
12
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
136-9
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Abstract
A randomized placebo-controlled prospective trial was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of erythromycin therapy in 69 patients affected with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin lymphadenitis. When patients who developed subsequent regional abscesses were excluded, erythromycin caused significantly earlier resolution of lymphadenitis (5.1 months vs. 5.7 months for the placebo; p<0.001) compared with the placebo. There was no significant difference between the groups in the proportion of patients who developed subsequent regional abscesses (47% for erythromycin, 60% for the placebo)....
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