Fluoroquinolone consumption and resistance in haematology-oncology patients: ecological analysis in two university hospitals 1999-2002.

@article{Kern2005FluoroquinoloneCA,
  title={Fluoroquinolone consumption and resistance in haematology-oncology patients: ecological analysis in two university hospitals 1999-2002.},
  author={Winfried V Kern and Michaela Steib-Bauert and Katja de With and Stefan Reuter and Hartmut Bertz and Uwe Frank and Heike von Baum},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={57-60}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare rates of in vitro fluoroquinolone resistance of bacterial isolates obtained from inpatients of two haematology-oncology services with high and low fluoroquinolone consumption. METHODS Two hospitals with consistently high (A) and low (B) fluoroquinolone use in their haematology-oncology services between the years 1999 and 2002 were… CONTINUE READING