Acute Bacterial Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis (COPD)

Diagnosis Common Pathogens Drug(s) of First Choice Alternative Drug(s) Comments Expected Duration

Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis

(COPD)

S. pneumoniae

H. influenzae

Moraxella catarrhalis

Doxycycline

Azithromycin

  5 days