Fluoroquinolones in the treatment of bacterial keratitis.

  title={Fluoroquinolones in the treatment of bacterial keratitis.},
  author={Kraig S. Bower and Regis Paul Kowalski and Yitzchak J. Gordon},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={121 6},
PURPOSE We evaluated the potential role of three topical fluoroquinolones in the treatment of bacterial keratitis by means of a laboratory database. METHODS Antibiotic susceptibilities were determined for 153 isolates from patients with bacterial keratitis. Results were analyzed for each fluoroquinolone individually and in combination with cefazolin. RESULTS Predicted susceptibility to each cefazolin-fluoroquinolone combination (98.7%) was superior to that for single-agent therapy with… CONTINUE READING

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