The bactericidal activity of gemifloxacin (SB-265805).

@article{Morrissey2000TheBA,
  title={The bactericidal activity of gemifloxacin (SB-265805).},
  author={Ian Morrissey and Skye Clark and I Mathias},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={49 9},
  pages={
          841-4
        }
}
The bactericidal activity and mechanisms of action of the new fluoroquinolone gemifloxacin were investigated against the laboratory strains Escherichia coli KL16, Staphylococcus aureus E3T and Streptococcus pneumoniae C3LN4. Gemifloxacin was found to be highly bactericidal against these bacteria, producing a biphasic dose-response curve typical of the fluoroquinolones. This novel fluoroquinolone was more bactericidal than all other fluoroquinolones so far tested (ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin… 
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