2015, Short-Course Antimicrobial Therapy for Intraabdominal Infection, NEJM STOP-IT Trial Key Points: A shorter course (3-5 days) of antibiotics was found to be non-inferior when compared to traditional course of 4 to 7 or 7 to 14 days. Important point was to adequately control the source which means draining the abscess in case there is one or any..

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