Highlights

•    Empirical fluoroquinolones had equal effectiveness to broad-spectrum beta-lactams in Gram-negative bloodstream infections in the absence of antimicrobial resistance risk factors.
•    Hospital length of stay was shorter in the fluoroquinolone than broad-spectrum beta-lactam group likely due to earlier transition from intravenous to oral therapy.

 

Maksym Kozlenko [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

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