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Impact of Anti-inflammatory and Antibiotic Therapy on the Emergence of Peri-tonsillar Abscess

2014-08-27 03:20:15 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Analyze in children and adults, risk factors in the onset of the APA. The main hypothesis focuses on the use of anti-inflammatory in the context of pharyngitis or sore throat before the symptoms of ABS. Secondary objectives:

1. - Analyze the implementation of a rapid diagnostic test and its result on the occurrence of an ABS

2. - Measure the frequency of prescription and describe the reasons for not prescribing an antibiotic for patients who consulted for a sore throat and having developed a PLA

3. - Describe the microbial flora could puncture of patients hospitalized for APA

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Abscess, Peritonsillar

Location

Nantes University Hospital
Nantes
Pays de Loire
France
44200

Status

Recruiting

Source

Nantes University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:20:15-0400

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