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Intrinsic fluoroquinolone resistance in Orientia tsutsugamushi.

Abstract:

Scrub typhus is a public health concern for a population of over a billion humans, with an estimated incidence of one million cases/year in endemic areas. Although doxycycline remains the standard therapy, fluoroquinolones have been used successfully in a few patients. However, there is also clinical evidence that fluoroquinolones are ineffective in the treatment of scrub typhus. To clarify this matter, we determined the in vitro susceptibility of Orientia tsutsugamushi strain Kato to ciprofl...

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Tantibhedhyangkul, W More by this author
Angelakis, E More by this author
Tongyoo, N More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
International journal of antimicrobial agents
Volume:
35
Issue:
4
Pages:
338-341
Publication date:
2010-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-7913
ISSN:
0924-8579
URN:
uuid:4e55566b-744e-412c-aba9-eed7e228798d
Source identifiers:
50341
Local pid:
pubs:50341

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