Pediatric ear infection: amoxicillin remains first-line treatment of choice

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Takeaway

  • Despite observed increased β-lactamase-producing Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) carriage in the nasopharynx, amoxicillin (AC) remains the treatment of choice for young children with acute otitis media (AOM).

Why this matters

  • American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines on AOM tr...