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Table 2 Participants’ presenting signs and symptoms

From: Acute dental infections managed in an outpatient parenteral antibiotic program setting: prospective analysis and public health implications

OPAT ADI (n = 110)a n (%)
Duration of Symptoms
 Acute (1–3 days) 37 [34]
 Sub-acute (4–14 days) 55 (50)
 Chronic (>14 days) 12 [11]
 Onset post dental procedure 6 [5]
 Systemic Symptomsb 33 [30]
Location of Infection – (n = 108)
 Mandibular 62 (57)
 Molar 44 (41)
 Non-molar 18 [17]
 Maxillary 46 (43)
 Molar 20 [18]
 Non-molar 26 [24]
  1. an = 110 unless otherwise specified
  2. bFever, rigors, nausea, vomiting