oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - The comparative in vitro activities of three quinolones against clinical isolates

Volume 21, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



Upper and lower respiratory tract infections are increasingly being treated with fluoroquinolones. Unfortunately these agents are not always utilised in an appropriate manner, i.e. in patients allergic to first line agents or where they have failed, or in patients infected with a resistant strain, etc. Their broad spectrum, that includes atypical pathogens, makes them an all too often popular, albeit an inappropriate, first line choice.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error