Key Treatment

Although current treatment guidelines recommend oral penicillin V or intramuscular penicillin G benzathine as drugs of choice for GABHS, strong evidence supports cephalosporins as a first choice for this infection (SOR: A) (Casey and Pichichero, 2007). In countries with low rates of rheumatic fever, 3 to 6 days of oral cephalosporins to treat GABHS has comparable efficacy to the usual 10-day oral penicillin regimen (SOR: A) (Altamimi et al., 2009). Once-daily amoxicillin (750 mg to 1 g) for 10 days is as good as twice-daily or three-times-daily dosing (SOR: A)(Lennon et al., 2008).

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