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Antimicrobials for treating symptomatic non-typhoidal Salmonella infection

  1. Ifeanyi A Onwuezobe1,*,
  2. Philip O Oshun2,
  3. Chibuzo C Odigwe3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group

Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 6 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001167.pub2


How to Cite

Onwuezobe IA, Oshun PO, Odigwe CC. Antimicrobials for treating symptomatic non-typhoidal Salmonella infection. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD001167. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001167.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

  2. 2

    Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Department of Medical Microbiology, Lagos, Nigeria

  3. 3

    Institute of Tropical Disease Research & Prevention, Nigeria Effective Health Care Alliance Programme, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

*Ifeanyi A Onwuezobe, Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, 1136, Nigeria. ifezobe@yahoo.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Methodological quality graph: review authors' judgements about each methodological quality item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Methodological quality summary: review authors' judgements about each methodological quality item for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Antibiotics versus placebo or no treatment, Outcome 1 Presence of diarrhoea at 2 to 4 days.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Antibiotics versus placebo or no treatment, Outcome 2 Duration of diarrhoea.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Antibiotics versus placebo or no treatment, Outcome 3 Presence of diarrhoea at 5 to 7 days.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Antibiotics versus placebo or no treatment, Outcome 4 Clinical failure.
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Antibiotics versus placebo or no treatment, Outcome 5 Duration of fever.
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Antibiotics versus placebo or no treatment, Outcome 6 Duration of illness.
[Analysis 1.7]
Analysis 1.7. Comparison 1 Antibiotics versus placebo or no treatment, Outcome 7 Microbiological failure.
[Analysis 1.8]
Analysis 1.8. Comparison 1 Antibiotics versus placebo or no treatment, Outcome 8 Fecal carriage of the same Salmonella serovar after 1 month following the end of antibiotic treatment.