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Evaluation of spiramycin in meningococcal carriage

Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases

Jan 1, 1979

Carl Kamme, Gunnar Kahlmeter

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Spiramycin was administered to healthy carriers of meningococci in doses of 1.5 g twice daily or 2.5 g once daily for 3 days, or 1.5 g once daily for 10 days. Meningococci were eliminated from the nasopharynx and throat in approximately 50% of the carriers with all dose schedules. In th...read more

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Nasopharynx
Drug Evaluation
Benign Tumor of Nasopharynx
Fungus Drug Sensitivity Tests
Spiramycin
Meningococcal Infections
Meningococcal vaccine component
Leucomycins
Metabolic Suppression
Nasopharyngeal Diseases
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Evaluation of spiramycin in meningococcal carriage

Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases

Jan 1, 1979

Carl Kamme, Gunnar Kahlmeter

PMID: 524070

DOI: 10.3109/inf.1979.11.issue-3.10

Abstract

Spiramycin was administered to healthy carriers of meningococci in doses of 1.5 g twice daily or 2.5 g once daily for 3 days, or 1.5 g once daily for 10 days. Meningococci were eliminated from the nasopharynx and throat in approximately 50% of the carriers with all dose schedules. In th...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Nasopharynx
Drug Evaluation
Benign Tumor of Nasopharynx
Fungus Drug Sensitivity Tests
Spiramycin

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