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In children with sickle cell disease, does penicillin prevent pneumococcal infection? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2011) In children with sickle cell disease, does penicillin prevent pneumococcal infection? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Penicillin prophylaxis can prevent pneumococcal infections in children under the age of five years with sickle cell disease.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Research Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by UKaid from the Department for International Development UK. Adapted from Hirst C, Owusu-Ofori S. Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing pneumococcal infection in children with sickle cell disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2002, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD003427. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003427 Evidence Update published in March 2011.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD003427, Child Health, Antibiotic Prophylaxis, Adolescent, Anemia, Sickle Cell Disease, SCD, Hemoglobin, Penicillins, Pneumococcal Infections, beta-Thalassemia, Evidence Update.
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 20.5 Research (General)
WC Communicable Diseases > Infection. Bacterial Infections > Bacterial Infections > WC 217 Pneumococcal infections
WH Hemic and Lymphatic Systems > Hematologic Diseases. Immunologic Factors. Blood Banks > WH 170 Hemolytic anemia (e.g., Sickle cell anemia)
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: q Moody
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2011 14:35
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:03
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/2298

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