Intervention Review

Antibiotic therapy for preventing infections in patients with acute stroke

  1. Willeke F Westendorp2,
  2. Jan-Dirk Vermeij2,
  3. Frederique Vermeij3,
  4. Heleen M Den Hertog4,
  5. Diederik WJ Dippel4,
  6. Diederik van de Beek5,
  7. Paul J Nederkoorn1,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Stroke Group

Published Online: 18 JAN 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 25 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008530.pub2


How to Cite

Westendorp WF, Vermeij JD, Vermeij F, Den Hertog HM, Dippel DWJ, van de Beek D, Nederkoorn PJ. Antibiotic therapy for preventing infections in patients with acute stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD008530. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008530.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Amsterdam, Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  2. 2

    Academic Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  3. 3

    Sint Franciscus Gasthuis, Department of Neurology, Rotterdam, Zuid Holland, Netherlands

  4. 4

    Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Rotterdam, Netherlands

  5. 5

    Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Department of Neurology, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam (CINIMA), Amsterdam, Netherlands

*Paul J Nederkoorn, Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, 1105 AZ, Netherlands. p.j.nederkoorn@amc.uva.nl.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 18 JAN 2012

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