Hearing loss as a sequel to chloramphenicol and ampicillin treatment of Haemophilus influenzae meningitis.

@article{Svenungsson1976HearingLA,
  title={Hearing loss as a sequel to chloramphenicol and ampicillin treatment of Haemophilus influenzae meningitis.},
  author={Bo Svenungsson and Ewert Bengtsson and E Fluur and Jan Siegborn},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1976},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={175-80}
}
20 patients with Haemophilus influenzae meningitis who had been treated with chloramphenicol over the period 1959-1970 and 23 patients who had been treated with ampicillin over the period 1968-1974 were re-examined by hearing tests in 1975. In all the cases the two agents had been given initially by the parenteral route, chloramphenicol in doses varying… CONTINUE READING