Ciprofloxacin, gatifloxacin, and levofloxacin were evaluated for their abilities to prevent mortality in hamsters infected with a lethal inoculum of Leptospira interrogans serovar Portlandvere. Each agent produced a statistically significant survival advantage compared to no treatment and demonstrated survival similar to that seen with doxycycline therapy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy|
|State||Published - Jul 2007|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pharmacology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases