Intervention Review

Azithromycin for acute lower respiratory tract infections

  1. Malinee Laopaiboon1,*,
  2. Ratana Panpanich2,
  3. Peerasak Lerttrakarnnon3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 7 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001954.pub3


How to Cite

Laopaiboon M, Panpanich R, Lerttrakarnnon P. Azithromycin for acute lower respiratory tract infections. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001954. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001954.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Khon Kaen University, Department of Biostatistics and Demography, Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen, Thailand

  2. 2

    Faculty of Medicine, Community Medicine, Chiang Mai, North, Thailand

  3. 3

    Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Department of Family Medicine, Chiang Mai, Thailand

*Malinee Laopaiboon, Department of Biostatistics and Demography, Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, 40002, Thailand. malinee@kku.ac.th. laopaiboonmalinee@yahoo.co.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

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