Doxycycline plus streptomycin versus ciprofloxacin plus rifampicin in spinal brucellosis [ISRCTN31053647]


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ALP E., KOC R. K. , DURAK A., YILDIZ O., AYGEN B., SUMERKAN B., ...More

BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.6, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-2334-6-72
  • Journal Name: BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

Background: The optimal treatment regimen and duration of the therapy is still controversial in spinal brucellosis. The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy, adverse drug reactions, complications and cost of ciprofloxacin plus rifampicin versus doxycycline plus streptomycin in the treatment of spinal brucellosis.