Treatment with ciprofloxacin in children with typhoid fever.

  title={Treatment with ciprofloxacin in children with typhoid fever.},
  author={Lise Lykke Thomsen and Anders Paerregaard},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={30 4},
We investigated the use, treatment results and safety of ciprofloxacin in the treatment of childhood typhoid and paratyphoid infections in an industrialized country. The study was retrospective, and the material consisted of children admitted to Hvidovre or Glostrup University Hospitals from 1991 to 1995, and treated with ciprofloxacin for a culture proven diagnosis of typhoid fever. 21 children were included, 18 had positive cultures for Salmonella typhi and 3 had positive cultures for S… CONTINUE READING