Efficacy of rifampicin, streptomycin and erythromycin against experimental Mycobacterium infection in cultured yellowtail.

@inproceedings{Kawakami1990EfficacyOR,
  title={Efficacy of rifampicin, streptomycin and erythromycin against experimental Mycobacterium infection in cultured yellowtail.},
  author={Koichi Kawakami and Riichi Kusuda},
  year={1990}
}
As it has been shown that rifampicin (RFP), streptomycin (SM) and erythromycin (EM) show high antibacterial activity against Mycobacterium sp. in vitro. The in vivo efficacies of these drugs were evaluated in experimental infection of yellowtail Seriola quinqueradiata. Fish of 100g body weight were infected by intraperitoneal injection with 1.6×106 bacteria/fish. Immediately and 24h after infection, the fish were orally administered with 0.25-25μg RFP, 1-100μg SM or 2-200μg EM mixed with minced… CONTINUE READING

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