DOI: https://doi.org/10.22141/2224-0551.13.5.2018.141564

Antibacterial therapy of community-acquired pneumonia in children

A.E. Abaturov, A.A. Nikulina, E.L. Krivusha, V.I. Ivashina

Abstract


The review of the literature presents the characteristics of bacteriostatic, anti-biofilm, anti-inflammatory action of azithromycin. The clinical efficacy of azithromycin is demonstrated in acute respiratory infections caused by bacterial pathogens. Considering the antibacterial spectrum of action, azithromycin can be considered the drug of choice in the treatment of children with uncomplicated community-acquired pneumonias, especially those caused by intracellular bacterial agents.


Keywords


children; inflammatory diseases of the respiratory tract; azithromycin

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