Cephalosporins are superior to penicillin for treatment of streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis: is the difference worth it?

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1993 Apr;12(4):268-74. doi: 10.1097/00006454-199304000-00002.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Meta-Analysis

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Cephalosporins / adverse effects
  • Cephalosporins / therapeutic use*
  • Drug Administration Schedule
  • Humans
  • Penicillins / therapeutic use*
  • Pharyngitis / drug therapy*
  • Pharyngitis / microbiology
  • Streptococcal Infections / drug therapy*
  • Streptococcus pyogenes / drug effects*
  • Tonsillitis / drug therapy*
  • Tonsillitis / microbiology

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Cephalosporins
  • Penicillins