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Oral Versus Intravenous Antibiotics (OVIVA) for Bone and Joint Infection

Project title: Oral Versus Intravenous Antibiotics (OVIVA) for Bone and Joint Infection

Call to action: 11/36 HTA Clinical Trials - November 2011 Board submission (May 2011 deadline)

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Mr Matthew ScarboroughORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-0455-0785

Lead Author: Mr Matthew ScarboroughORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-0455-0785

Contractor: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Cost: £932,220.00

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Hemant Pandit, Dr Andrew Seaton, Dr Philip Bejon, Dr Rachel Midgley, Mr Martin McNally, Professor Andrew Briggs, Professor Ann Walker, Professor Guy Thwaites.

Started: March 2013 | Status: Published August 2019

ISRCTN: 91566927

Oral antibiotic therapy is non-inferior to intravenous antibiotic therapy when used during the first 6 weeks in management of bone and joint infection, and saves around £2740 per patient.

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