The combination of intravenous ampicillin sodium and nafcillin sodium followed by oral ampicillin and dicloxacillin sodium was effective in treating five infants with soft-tissue infections and bacteremia due to β-lactamase—producing, ampicillin-resistant Haemophilus influenzae type b. This antibiotic combination seems to be an effective alternative to chloramphenicol for treatment of nonmeningitic invasive disease due to moderately ampicillin-resistantH influenzae type b. The use of this combination should be in conjunction with appropriate in vitro tests whose results demonstrate synergism.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American Journal of Diseases of Children|
|State||Published - May 1981|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health