Comparison of topical gatifloxacin 0.3% and ciprofloxacin 0.3% for the treatment of bacterial keratitis.

@article{Parmar2006ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of topical gatifloxacin 0.3% and ciprofloxacin 0.3% for the treatment of bacterial keratitis.},
  author={Pragya Parmar and A. Khalik Salman and Catti Munusamy Kalavathy and Jayaraman Kaliamurthy and Duraisamy Arvind Prasanth and Philip A. Thomas and Christdas Arul Nelson Jesudasan},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={141 2},
  pages={282-286}
}
PURPOSE To compare the bacteriologic and clinical efficacy of gatifloxacin and ciprofloxacin for the treatment of bacterial keratitis. DESIGN Prospective, randomized clinical trial. METHODS A total of 104 eyes of 104 patients with bacterial keratitis seen at a tertiary eye-care center were randomized to treatment with gatifloxacin 0.3% eyedrops (GAT group, 50 eyes) or ciprofloxacin 0.3% eyedrops (CIP group, 54 eyes). Patients and the treating physician were masked to the antibiotic being… CONTINUE READING

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