The Value of Fortified Aminoglycoside/Cephalosporin Treatment as First-Line Treatment and in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Bacterial Keratitis


DİKMETAŞ Ö., DENİZ Y., KOCABEYOĞLU S., BAŞOL GÖKSÜLÜK M., İRKEÇ M. T.

Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.50, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tjo.galenos.2020.37346
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Keywords: Bacterial keratitis, topical treatment, fortified antibiotics, IN-VITRO SUSCEPTIBILITY, CORNEAL ULCERS, ANTIBIOTICS, MOXIFLOXACIN, CIPROFLOXACIN, INFECTION
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: Topical application of fluoroquinolone antibiotics is thought to be as effective as fortified antibiotics. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of fluoroquinolones as an alternative to fortified antibiotic therapies.