EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.24, no.5, pp.410-418, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
perforated appendicitis, children, ertapenem, bowel flora, VANCOMYCIN-RESISTANT ENTEROCOCCI, SPECTRUM BETA-LACTAMASE, GRAM-NEGATIVE BACILLI, IN-VITRO ACTIVITIES, INTRAABDOMINAL INFECTIONS, KLEBSIELLA-PNEUMONIAE, COMPLICATED APPENDICITIS, PSEUDOMONAS-AERUGINOSA, SUSCEPTIBLE ORGANISMS, INTESTINAL MICROFLORA
Background The primary objective of this study was to compare triple therapy with ertapenem treatments in pediatric patients with perforated appendicitis, especially in terms of postoperative infectious complications. The secondary objective of this study was to assess the relative impact of therapy with ertapenem and triple antibiotic regimen on the emergence of resistant bacteria in bowel flora in the patients.