Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 9th, 2002
Researchers at National Jewish Medical and Research Center report in the June 2002 issue of the journal Chest that 31 of 55 chronic, stable asthmatics showed evidence of infection with Mycoplasma or Chlamydia bacteria. After 6 weeks of treatment with the antibiotic clarithromycin, these patients demonstrated clinically significant improvements in their lung function.
"We believe that antibiotics may become an important addition to the therapeutic options for...
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