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Gatifloxacin versus chloramphenicol for uncomplicated enteric fever: an open-label, randomised, controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: We aimed to investigate whether gatifloxacin, a new generation and affordable fluoroquinolone, is better than chloramphenicol for the treatment of uncomplicated enteric fever in children and adults. METHODS: We did an open-label randomised superiority trial at Patan Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal, to investigate whether gatifloxacin is more effective than chloramphenicol for treating uncomplicated enteric fever. Children and adults clinically diagnosed with enteric fever received eith...

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Journal:
The Lancet. Infectious diseases
Volume:
11
Issue:
6
Pages:
445-454
Publication date:
2011-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
URN:
uuid:80fc56d4-b81e-481a-a47e-b5d314772ac7
Source identifiers:
138801
Local pid:
pubs:138801

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