Efficacy of macrolides and telithromycin against leptospirosis in a hamster model.

Human studies support the use of beta-lactams and tetracyclines in the treatment of leptospirosis. Additional agents from these and other classes of antimicrobials also have in vitro activity against Leptospira species, though corroborating in vivo data are limited or lacking. We evaluated the therapeutic efficacy of azithromycin, clarithromycin, and… CONTINUE READING