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Table 4 Discharge antimicrobials for patients without effusion (n = 83) and with effusion (n = 52)

From: Community-acquired lobar pneumonia in children in the era of universal 7-valent pneumococcal vaccination: a review of clinical presentations and antimicrobial treatment from a Canadian pediatric hospital

  Without effusion (n = 83) With effusion (n = 52)
No Antimicrobials; n (%) 5 (6.0) 4 (7.7)
Amoxicillin; n (%) 16 (19.3) 5 (9.6)
Amoxicillin-Clavulinic Acid; n (%) 23 (27.7) 20 (38.5)
Cefuroxime OR Cefprozil 14 (16.9) 11 (21.1)
Clarithromycin OR Azithromycin OR Erythromycin; n (%) 17 (20.5) 6 (11.5)
Both Amoxicillin AND (Clarithromycin OR Azithromycin); n (%) 4 (4.8) 3 (5.8)
Other; (%) 4 (4.8) 3 (5.8)