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Editor,—Several Campylobacterspp are a frequent cause of gastroenteritis in children, particularly those younger than 2 years in developing countries.1 Recent articles have reported the emergence of campylobacter isolates resistant to quinolones, which are commonly used for the treatment of this infection.2 We have observed the emergence of Campylobacter spp resistant to nalidixic acid, a commonly used quinolone. We propose that due consideration be given to the research and development of allicin, the primary antimicrobial component in garlic (Allium sativum) as an alternative form of enteral treatment in cases of campylobacter infection …