Efficacy of oral ofloxacin for single-dose perioperative prophylaxis in general surgery – a controlled randomized clinical study

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Background. Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis surely reduces surgical infection rate. Pharmacokinetic data of oral ofloxacin in combination with its antibacterial spectrum suggest effective protection against perioperative infection. In addition, costs, adverse effects, and induction of microbial resistance are low. Therefore we performed a controlled… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004230100245

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@article{Schwarz2001EfficacyOO, title={Efficacy of oral ofloxacin for single-dose perioperative prophylaxis in general surgery – a controlled randomized clinical study}, author={Michael Schwarz and Rainer Isenmann and Jens Haugb\olle Thomsen and Wilhelm Gaus and Hans Gunther Beger}, journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery}, year={2001}, volume={386}, pages={397-401} }