ATLANTA -- Most children with vesicoureteral reflux who are prescribed prophylactic antibiotic therapy
do not take their medications, according to a retrospective study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association.
Knowing that the concentration is low has some prognostic value, although it should not be a reason for beginning prophylactic antibiotic therapy
Major medical advances have included the use of antiretroviral therapy to inhibit viral replication, prophylactic antibiotic therapy
to guard against Pneumocystis carnii pneumonia, and immunotherapy with intravenous immunoglobin to reduce the frequency of febrile illnesses and sepsis (Rutstein et al., 1997).