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, Volume 58, Supplement 2, pp 364–365 | Cite as

International Surveillance of Susceptibility to Levofloxacin and Other Agents among Respiratory Pathogens

  • Clyde ThornsberryEmail author
  • M. L. Hickey
  • M. E. Jones
  • I. A. Critchley
  • G. P. Park
  • D. F. Sahm
Poster Presentations Extended Abstract

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© Adis International Limited 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Clyde Thornsberry
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. L. Hickey
    • 2
  • M. E. Jones
    • 3
  • I. A. Critchley
    • 2
  • G. P. Park
    • 2
  • D. F. Sahm
    • 2
  1. 1.MRL Pharmaceutical ServicesBrentwoodUSA
  2. 2.MRL Pharmaceutical ServicesHerndonUSA
  3. 3.MRL Pharmaceutical ServicesUtrechtThe Netherlands

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