Activity of levofloxacin in combination with colistin against Acinetobacter baumannii: In vitro and in a Galleria mellonella model.

@article{Wei2017ActivityOL,
  title={Activity of levofloxacin in combination with colistin against Acinetobacter baumannii: In vitro and in a Galleria mellonella model.},
  author={Wenjuan Wei and Hai-fei Yang and Lifen Hu and Ying Ye and Jia-Bin Li},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  year={2017},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={
          821-830
        }
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Treatment of Acinetobacter baumannii infections is challenging owing to widespread multidrug-resistant A. baumannii (MDR-AB) and the lack of novel agents. Although recent data suggest that levofloxacin (LVX) may have unique activity against MDR-AB in combination with colistin (CST), further preclinical work is needed. METHODS We used a… CONTINUE READING