Aaron E. Glatt, MD
To the Editor: I read with great interest the fine paper by Johnson and Stamm (1), updating proper diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections in women. Their otherwise comprehensive review of a complex subject was slightly marred by the inclusion of nonequivalent doses in some of their comparative tables (Tables 3 and 9). In a footnote, the authors do provide the caveat that in certain patients it may be preferable to use different doses or intervals. Nevertheless, Table 3 seems to indicate (based on the cost per day column) that the choices as given are comparable. This is not
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Glatt AE. Antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infections in Women. Ann Intern Med. 1990;112:711–712. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-112-9-711_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1990;112(9):711-712.
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