An evaluation of antimicrobial treatment for whipple's disease

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Whipple's disease is a multisystemic disorder in which almost all organ systems can be invaded by rod-shaped bacteria. Without extended antimicrobial therapy, its course is lethal. Empirically, treatment consists of tetracyclines given for one to two years. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, a compound that crosses the blood-brain barrier, has been suggested as… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02087770

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@article{Feurle1994AnEO, title={An evaluation of antimicrobial treatment for whipple's disease}, author={Prof. Dr. Gerhard E. Feurle and Thomas A Marth}, journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences}, year={1994}, volume={39}, pages={1642-1648} }