The number of reports of outbreaks of salmonella gastroenteritis in hospitals has decreased since 1984 but the number of outbreaks in institutions such as old peoples' homes have increased during 1988.
Antibiotics have been contraindicated in the treatment of salmonella gastroenteritis, but the new 4-quinolone antibiotics have demonstrated potential.
Ciprofloxacin was used successfully in two outbreaks of salmonella gastroenteritis at a dose of 500 mg bd orally for seven days.
Mots-clés Pascal : Bactériose, Infection, Ciprofloxacine, Antibiotique, Chimiothérapie, Traitement, Gastroentérite, Salmonellose, Appareil digestif pathologie, Homme, Epidémiologie, Quinolone dérivé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Bacteriosis, Infection, Antibiotic, Chemotherapy, Treatment, Gastroenteritis, Salmonellosis, Digestive diseases, Human, Epidemiology
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Code Inist : 002B02S02. Création : 199406.