Short course ciprofloxacin therapy for enteric fever.


A short course of ciprofloxacin, 750 mgm b.i.d. for 7 days was found to be effective in the treatment of enteric fever in 21 hospitalized patients with S.typhi (18) and S.paratyphi A(3). Median time for fever response was 3 days. All isolates were susceptible to ciprofloxacin (MIC 0.0078-0.062 mcgm/ml). The mean serum peak and trough levels were 5.4 and 1.6… (More)


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@article{Mathai1993ShortCC, title={Short course ciprofloxacin therapy for enteric fever.}, author={Dilip C Mathai and Ganesh C. Kudva and Jay S. Keystone and Phyllis E. Kozarsky and Mary Vijaya Jesudason and Murugan Lalitha and Amandeep Kaur and M. Thomas and J. John and Benjamin M Pulimood}, journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India}, year={1993}, volume={41 7}, pages={428-30} }