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In Vivo Therapeutic Effect of Gatifloxacin on BALB/c Mice Infected with Nocardia brasiliensis▿

By Alejandra Daw-Garza, Oliverio Welsh, Salvador Said-Fernández, Hector Gerardo Lozano-Garza, Noemi Waksman de Torres, Norma Cavazos Rocha, Jorge Ocampo-Candiani and Lucio Vera-Cabrera


In the present work, we evaluated the effect of gatifloxacin on the evolution of experimental murine infection with Nocardia brasiliensis using linezolid as a control. Gatifloxacin was injected subcutaneously at 100 mg/kg body weight every 8 h for 4 weeks. This compound was equally as efficient as linezolid in reducing the production of lesions

Topics: Experimental Therapeutics
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
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