Activity of moxifloxacin against mycobacteria.

  title={Activity of moxifloxacin against mycobacteria.},
  author={Stephen H. Gillespie and Owen J Billington},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  volume={44 3},
Moxifloxacin is an 8-methoxyquinolone compound with activity against a wide range of bacteria. We tested its activity in comparison with four other quinolones and isoniazid against clinical isolates of mycobacteria. It proved to be the most active of the quinolones tested against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MIC90 0.25 mg/L), Mycobacterium avium… CONTINUE READING