Multiple Choice Question of the Week : Guidelines-01 : [Answer]

               
           

The duration of Secondary antibiotics prophylaxis for rheumatic fever with carditis and residual heart disease is:

a. 5 years or 18 years of age (whichever is longer)
b. 1 year or 18 years of age (whichever is longer)
c. 10 years or until patient is 40 (whichever is longer)
d. 10 years or 21 year of age (whichever is longer)


Right answer is: C)

Reference:

Circulation. 2021;143:e00–e00.
DOI: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000923.

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