Streptomycin and alternative agents for the treatment of tularemia: review of the literature.

Abstract

Because of the recent lack of availability of streptomycin--currently considered the drug of choice for the treatment of tularemia--we reviewed the literature on alternative drugs that have been used for this purpose. In addition, we reviewed data on the in vitro susceptibility of Francisella tularensis to a wide variety of agents. The rate of cure for… (More)

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@article{Enderlin1994StreptomycinAA, title={Streptomycin and alternative agents for the treatment of tularemia: review of the literature.}, author={G M Enderlin and Lucero Morales and Richard F. Jacobs and J Thomas Cross}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={1994}, volume={19 1}, pages={42-7} }