CHOP Study Linking Kidney Stones and Oral Antibiotics Receives National and Local Media Coverage

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Could an overuse of certain oral antibiotics be responsible for an increase in kidney stones? In a new study led by Gregory E. Tasian, MD, an attending pediatric urologist in the Division of Urology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), a team of researchers, including urologists and nephrologists, found that five classes of oral antibiotics were associated with a diagnosis of kidney stone disease, with the strongest risks for kidney stones in children and adolescents. 

Several major news outlets reported on these breakthrough findings. 



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