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Prophylactic penicillin cuts risk of recurrent cellulitis

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2893 (Published 08 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2893

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Prophylactic penicillin almost halved the incidence of recurrent cellulitis in a recent placebo controlled trial (22% (30/136) v 37% (51/138); hazard ratio 0.55, 95% CI 0.35 to 0.86). A …

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