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Effects on growth of single short courses of fluoroquinolones.

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The aim of the study was to document the effects of short courses of fluoroquinolones given during an outbreak of multidrug resistant typhoid fever in southern Viet Nam on the growth of children over a period of two years. In a prospective cohort study, 326 Vietnamese children aged between 1 and 14 years were followed up for two years after receiving either ciprofloxacin (70 mg/kg given over 7 d) (n = 173) or ofloxacin (45-50 mg/kg given over 3-5 d) (n = 153) for suspected typhoid fever. Grow...

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10.1136/adc.74.1.44

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood
Volume:
74
Issue:
1
Pages:
44-46
Publication date:
1996-01-05
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
URN:
uuid:5d793377-1946-4b27-be9e-99506a1772ad
Source identifiers:
45111
Local pid:
pubs:45111

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