Listeriosis: therapeutic options.

  title={Listeriosis: therapeutic options.},
  author={Herbert Hof},
  journal={FEMS immunology and medical microbiology},
  volume={35 3},
  • Herbert Hof
  • Published 2003 in FEMS immunology and medical microbiology
Since overt listeriosis occurs mainly in immunocompromised persons it is quite consistent to try to restore the hampered defence system by supportive measurements. For direct antimicrobial treatment a series of different antibiotics is available, since Listeria strains isolated from patients are in general susceptible to a wide range of antibiotics, except fosfomycin, quinolones and cephalosporins of the third generation, although a few exceptional strains exist. Unfortunately, most antibiotics… CONTINUE READING

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