Immuno-modulation and anti-inflammatory benefits of antibiotics: the example of tilmicosin.

  title={Immuno-modulation and anti-inflammatory benefits of antibiotics: the example of tilmicosin.},
  author={Andre G Buret},
  journal={Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire},
  volume={74 1},
  • Andre G Buret
  • Published 2010 in
    Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue…
Exaggerated immune responses, such as those implicated in severe inflammatory reactions, are costly to the metabolism. Inflammation and pro-inflammatory mediators negatively affect production in the food animal industry by reducing growth, feed intake, reproduction, milk production, and metabolic health. An ever-increasing number of findings have established that antibiotics, macrolides in particular, may generate anti-inflammatory effects, including the modulation of pro-inflammatory cytokines… CONTINUE READING


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