The editorial group responsible for this previously published document have withdrawn it from publication.
Reason for withdrawal
This review has been withdrawn and replaced with a new review on Prophylactic therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Herath SC, Poole P. Prophylactic antibiotic therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD009764. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009764.pub2 To view the published versions of this article, please click the 'Other versions' tab.
Last assessed as up-to-date: 21 February 2001.
Protocol first published: Issue 1, 1999
Review first published: Issue 1, 2003