Presently more than 250 different antibiotics are available for clinical use and more are coming every year. Fosfomycin,the first representative of a completely new class of antibiotics with several promising theoretical advantages was introduced in Europe a few years ago.In an international symposium in Mexico City in March 1986 presently available clinical and theoretical investigations were presented and indications for fosfomycin were established.The present booklet is a summary of representative papers presented at this meeting.


Bacterial Meningitis Previous Treatment Failure Lococcus Aureus Anti Staphylococcal Agent Usual Statistical Analysis 


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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Josef-Peter Guggenbichler
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  1. 1.Universitäts-Kinderklinik InnsbruckAustria

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