In-vitro activity of quinolones and macrolides against mycobacteria.

  title={In-vitro activity of quinolones and macrolides against mycobacteria.},
  author={Wing Wai Yew and Laura J. V. Piddock and Maria W. S. Li and David T Lyon and C S Y Chan and Augustine F. B. Cheng},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  volume={34 3},
The activities of eight quinolones (ciprofloxacin, clinafloxacin, levofloxacin, ofloxacin, A-80556, sparfloxacin, temafloxacin and tosufloxacin) and three macrolides (azithromycin, clarithromycin and erythromycin) against 98 clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and 120 isolates of five different atypical mycobacterial species including 20 Mycobacterium kansasii, 25 Mycobacterium scrofulaceum, 25 Mycobacterium avium/intracellulare, 25 Mycobacterium chelonae and 25 Mycobacterium… CONTINUE READING