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Randomized controlled comparison of ofloxacin, azithromycin, and an ofloxacin-azithromycin combination for treatment of multidrug-resistant and nalidixic acid-resistant typhoid fever.

Abstract:

Isolates of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi that are multidrug resistant (MDR, resistant to chloramphenicol, ampicillin, and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole) and have reduced susceptibility to fluoroquinolones (nalidixic acid resistant, Na(r)) are common in Asia. The optimum treatment for infections caused by such isolates is not established. This study compared different antimicrobial regimens for the treatment of MDR/Na(r) typhoid fever. Vietnamese children and adults with uncomplicated typ...

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10.1128/aac.00447-06

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Journal:
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Volume:
51
Issue:
3
Pages:
819-825
Publication date:
2007-03-01
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EISSN:
1098-6596
ISSN:
0066-4804
Source identifiers:
92754

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