Gatifloxacin versus chloramphenicol for uncomplicated enteric fever: an open-label, randomised, controlled trial

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BACKGROUND We aimed to investigate whether gatifloxacin, a new generation and affordable fluoroquinolone, is better than chloramphenicol for the treatment of uncomplicated enteric fever in children and adults. METHODS We did an open-label randomised superiority trial at Patan Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal, to investigate whether gatifloxacin is more… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(11)70089-5

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@inproceedings{Arjyal2011GatifloxacinVC, title={Gatifloxacin versus chloramphenicol for uncomplicated enteric fever: an open-label, randomised, controlled trial}, author={Amit Arjyal and Buddha Basnyat and Samir Koirala and Abhilasha Karkey and Sabina Dongol and Krishna Kumar Agrawaal and Nikki Shakya and Kabina Shrestha and Manish Sharma and Sanju Lama and Kasturi Shrestha and Nely Shrestha Khatri and Umesh Krishna Shrestha and James Iain Campbell and Stephen Baker and Jeremy J. Farrar and Marcel Wolbers and Christiane Dolecek}, booktitle={The Lancet. Infectious diseases}, year={2011} }