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Antimicrob Agents Chemother. Aug 1990; 34(8): 1602–1604.
PMCID: PMC171882

Comparison of ofloxacin, gentamicin, and tobramycin concentrations in tears and in vitro MICs for 90% of test organisms.


Concentrations of three anti-infective agents in tear film were monitored after one topical application in rabbits. Ofloxacin concentrations exceeded the MIC for 90% of the organisms tested (MIC90) (gram-negative and gram-positive organisms) for 240 min. Tobramycin concentrations exceeded the MIC90 for 10 min. Gentamicin concentrations exceeded the MIC90 for 20 min for gram-positive organisms and 120 min for gram-negative organisms.

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