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Comparative trial of short-course ofloxacin for uncomplicated typhoid fever in Vietnamese children.

Abstract:

An open, randomised comparison of 2 or 3 days of oral ofloxacin (10 mg/kg/day) for uncomplicated typhoid fever was conducted in 235 Vietnamese children. Multi-drug-resistant Salmonella typhi was isolated from 182/202 (90%) children and 5/166 (3%) tested isolates were nalidixic acid-resistant (Na(R)). Eighty-nine of 116 children randomised to 2 days and 107/119 randomised to 3 days were blood culture-positive and eligible for analysis. There were 12 (13.5%) failures in the 2-day group (six cli...

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10.1179/146532805x23308

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Phuong, LT More by this author
Truong, NT More by this author
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Journal:
Annals of tropical paediatrics
Volume:
25
Issue:
1
Pages:
17-22
Publication date:
2005-03-05
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EISSN:
1465-3281
ISSN:
0272-4936
URN:
uuid:136ad7c5-4299-4bda-bcaf-17426f965d60
Source identifiers:
39401
Local pid:
pubs:39401

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