J Infect Public Health 2021 Feb 9;14(5):570-576. Epub 2021 Feb 9.
Department of Infectious Diseases, Hotel Dieu de France, Faculty of Medicine, Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon.
Objectives: To report available information in the literature regarding frequency, indications, types of antibiotic usage, duration, and their efficacy in Covid-19 infected patients.
Methods: The search was conducted on April 30 and May 7, 2020, using Ovid database and Google search. Patients' characteristics, clinical outcomes, as well as selected characteristics regarding antibiotic use (indication, class used, rates and types of bacterial secondary and co-infection, and duration of treatment) were analyzed. Read More