Rate of elimination of Wolbachia pipientis by doxycycline in vitro increases following drug withdrawal.

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Wolbachia pipientis is an obligate intracellular bacterium within the family Anaplasmataceae that infects many terrestrial arthropods and arthropod-transmitted nematodes (filariae). Several filarial species are major human pathogens, and antibiotics with activity against Wolbachia offer a promising new therapeutic approach, since the adult worms are… (More)

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@article{Makepeace2006RateOE, title={Rate of elimination of Wolbachia pipientis by doxycycline in vitro increases following drug withdrawal.}, author={Benjamin L. Makepeace and Lisa Rodgers and A. G. Bose J. D. Holmes H. L. Van Trees}, journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy}, year={2006}, volume={50 3}, pages={922-7} }