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Can ofloxacin constitute an alternative antitubercular treatment for BCG hepatitis?

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Can ofloxacin constitute an alternative antitubercular treatment for BCG hepatitis?

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Département d’Urologie, Hôpital Saint Joseph-Saint Luc, Lyon, France. jphilippe.fendler@wanadoo.fr The authors report a case of severe BCG hepatitis resistant to tuberculostatic therapy and treated with ofloxacin. Modern antibiotics, such as certain fluoroquinolones, can constitute an alternative to tuberculostatic therapy in the management of serious adverse effects of BCG therapy.

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