Activity of faropenem against middle ear fluid pathogens from children with acute otitis media in Costa Rica and Israel.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Faropenem was tested against 1,188 middle ear fluid pathogens from children in Israel and Costa Rica. Against Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae, faropenem was the most active beta-lactam, with activity that was similar to or greater than of the other oral antimicrobial classes studied. Faropenem was also active against Moraxella catarrhalis and Streptococcus pyogenes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Stone, KC; Dagan, R; Arguedas, A; Leibovitz, E; Wang, E; Echols, RM; Janjic, N; Critchley, IA

Published Date

  • June 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 51 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 2230 - 2235

PubMed ID

  • 17387157

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC1891012

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0066-4804

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/AAC.00049-07


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States