[Alveolar macrophages and antibiotics. Review].

Abstract

Although alveolar macrophages play a key role in pulmonary defence against infections, little is known about interactions of these cells with antibiotics. In vitro, some drugs fail to enter alveolar macrophages readily; in contrast, other antimicrobial agents (clindamycin, erythromycin, ethambutol) are highly concentrated by these cells, as well as… (More)

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