Prophylaxis of Intravascular Infection

  • Lawrence R. Freedman
Part of the Current Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CTID)


There is considerable debate concerning the indications for administering antibiotics with the goal of preventing IE. There is also uncertainty as to how much of which antibiotics should be administered in those instances where it is evident that prophylaxis should be given.


Infective Endocarditis Antibiotic Prophylaxis Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ventricular Septal Defect Prophylactic Antibiotic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence R. Freedman
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  1. 1.VA Wadsworth Medical CenterUCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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