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Intravenous Ceftriaxone at Home for Children With Cellulitis

At-home treatment with short-course ceftriaxone is safe and effective for children requiring intravenous antibiotics for cellulitis, and is less costly and preferred by patients, according to a study published in The Lancet: Infectious Diseases. No increased acquisition of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms was seen in this study of previously healthy children using ceftriaxone at home, but larger…

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