In vitro activities of new quinolones against Brucella melitensis isolated in a tertiary-care hospital in Turkey


Kocagoz S. , Akova M., Altun B., Gur D., Hascelik G.

CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION, cilt.8, ss.240-242, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1046/j.1469-0691.2002.00416.x
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.240-242

Özet

We have evaluated the in vitro activities of seven fluoroquinolones against 69 strains of Brucella melitensis . According to their minimum inhibitory concentration for 90% growth (MIC90 ) values, the most active agent was found to be sparfloxacin (MIC90 0.12 mg/L) followed by levofloxacin, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin (MIC90 0.50 mg/L) and grepafloxacin (MIC90 1 mg/L), gemifloxacin (MIC90 2 mg/L) and gatifloxacin (MIC90 4 mg/L).