Antichlamydial activity of ofloxacin.


The in vitro activity of ofloxacin, a new pyridone-carboxylic acid, against 11 strains of Chlamydia trachomatis and six strains of Chlamydia psittaci was determined. All test strains of both species were inhibited by 0.39 micrograms of ofloxacin per ml. The antichlamydial activity of ofloxacin was comparable to that of doxycycline and four- to eightfold… (More)