The activity of azithromycin against Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis and Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis in the golden hamster model A atividade da azitromicina contra a Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis e a Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis no modelo golden hamster

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Sinagra,Ángel; Luna,Concepción; Abraham,David; Iannella,Maria del Carmen; Riarte,Adelina; Krolewiecki,Alejandro J.;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (SBMT)
  • Journal: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (issn: 0037-8682, eissn: 1678-9849)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0037-86822007000600005
  • Subject: RC955-962 | Hamster | Leishmania Viannia braziliensis | Azitromicina | Leishmania Leishmania amazonensis | Azithromycin | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

New therapeutic alternatives against leishmaniasis remain a priority. The activity of azithromycin against Leishmania (Leishmania) major has been previously demonstrated. Different responses among species of Leishmania make species-specific drug screening necessary. The... View more