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Table 3 Outcomes of treatment of pulmonary actinomycosis with various oral antibiotics

From: Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors in patients with pulmonary actinomycosis

  All patients (n = 68) Initial antibiotics alone (n = 53)
  Cured Failure Relapse Total Cured Failure Relapse Total
AMX-CLV 27 (90.0) 3 (10.0) 0 (0) 30 25 (89.3) 3 (10.7) 0 (0.0) 28
AMP-SUL 20 (80.0) 2 (8.0) 3 (12.0) 25 10 (71.5) 1 (7.1) 3 (21.4) 14
Amoxicillin 4 (80.0) 1 (20.0) 0 (0) 5 3 (75.0) 1 (25.0) 0 (0) 4
Ampicillin 2 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 2 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2
Clindamycin 3 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 2 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2
Others 3 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 3 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3
  1. AMX-CLV; Amoxicillin clavulanate.
  2. AMP-SUL; Ampicillin sulbactam.