[Comparative evaluation of the effectiveness of fluoroquinolones in experimental anthrax infection].


Comparative antibacterial activity and protective efficacy of ciprofloxacin, pefloxacin and lomefloxacin were estimated in a model of anthrax. The MICs of the three drugs determined by the method of serial dilutions for three vaccinal strains of Bacillus anthracis were 0.5 to 1.0 microgram/ml. The protective efficacy of the chemotherapeutics in experimental… (More)