Two dosing regimens of tobramycin have been compared for the selective decontamination effect of the digestive tract in healthy volunteers (85). Both regimens markedly suppressed the number of aerobic Gram-negative rods while the higher dose also had an effect on the anaerobic microbiota as evidenced by low concentrations of beta-aspartylglycine.


Nitrofurantoin has been used for prophylaxis in women with recurrent urinary tract infections (86). The effect on the fecal microbiota was examined semi-quantitatively. The agent had no effect on the numbers of enterococci or enterobacteria and no resistant strains or overgrowth of strains was detected.

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