What is the role of fluoroquinolones in the treatment of mycobacterium chelonae infection?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: Alfred Scott Lea, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Other than ocular disease, the fluoroquinolones have limited use for M chelonae infection. Overall, M chelonae isolates have susceptible MICs to moxifloxacin and ciprofloxacin of 25% and 20%, respectively. [29]


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