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Antibiotics as part of the management of severe acute malnutrition

OPEN The New England journal of medicine | 1 Feb 2013

I Trehan, HS Goldbach, LN Lagrone, GJ Meuli, RJ Wang, KM Maleta and MJ Manary
Abstract
Severe acute malnutrition contributes to 1 million deaths among children annually. Adding routine antibiotic agents to nutritional therapy may increase recovery rates and decrease mortality among children with severe acute malnutrition treated in the community.
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Phage therapy, Probiotic, Metronidazole, Medicine, Clostridium difficile
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