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Activity of grepafloxacin against respiratory isolates ofStreptococcus pneumoniae

  • A. P. Johnson
  • M. Warner
  • T. Parsons
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Keywords

Sparfloxacin Prosthetic Joint Infection Floxacin Grepafloxacin Tosufloxacin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. P. Johnson
    • 1
  • M. Warner
    • 1
  • T. Parsons
    • 1
  1. 1.Antibiotic Reference Unit, Laboratory of Hospital InfectionCentral Public Health LaboratoryLondonUK

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