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Pharyngeal colonization prevalence rates for Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus pneumoniae in a respiratory chemoprophylaxis intervention study using azithromycin.

Authors
  • Putnam, S D
  • Gray, G C
  • Biedenbach, D J
  • Jones, R N
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2000
Volume
6
Issue
1
Pages
2–8
Identifiers
PMID: 11168029
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The use of azithromycin as a chemoprophylactic agent to reduce the colonization and subsequent infection of streptococcal respiratory disease among healthy adult male military recruits may be beneficial.

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