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Two or three days of ofloxacin treatment for uncomplicated multidrug-resistant typhoid fever in children.

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An open randomized comparison of 2 days (Ofx2) versus 3 days (Ofx3) of oral ofloxacin treatment (15 mg/kg/day) was conducted with Vietnamese children between 1 and 15 years of age with suspected typhoid fever. Of 108 children enrolled, 100 were blood culture positive for Salmonella typhi, and 86% of the isolates were multidrug resistant. There were no significant adverse effects. The therapeutic responses were similar in both groups, with mean (+/- standard deviation) fever clearances of 107 ...

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Journal:
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Volume:
40
Issue:
4
Pages:
958-961
Publication date:
1996-04-05
EISSN:
1098-6596
ISSN:
0066-4804
URN:
uuid:a78a3602-47b4-4468-a741-1e7ccf8e90f4
Source identifiers:
45184
Local pid:
pubs:45184

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