In Vitro Antibacterial Activities of Gatifloxacin (AM-1155) Against Clinical Pathogens Recently Isolated from Various Infections

Tsurumaki, Y.; Manda, H.; Takei, M.; Oomori, Y.
December 1999
Drugs;Dec1999 Supplement 2, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p169
Academic Journal
Evaluates the in vitro antibacterial activity of gatifloxacin against clinical pathogens isolated from various infections. Materials and methods; Results and discussion.


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