Ciprofloxacin therapy for typhoid fever needs reconsideration.

@article{Chitnis2006CiprofloxacinTF,
  title={Ciprofloxacin therapy for typhoid fever needs reconsideration.},
  author={Sheetal Chitnis and Vikrant Chitnis and Nanda Hemvani and Dhananjay Sadashiv Chitnis},
  journal={Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={402-4}
}
Outbreaks of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi in the Indian subcontinent in the late 1980s resulted in the failure of conventional drugs, and ciprofloxacin became the firstline drug to treat enteric fever. However, reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin, reported widely since 1994, has posed a therapeutic difficulty. The aim of the present work was to review the situation of drug resistance among S. enterica serotype Typhi in central India from 1988 to 2005. A minimum… CONTINUE READING
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