The impact of azithromycin therapy on the airway microbiota in asthma

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INTRODUCTION There is interest in the use of macrolide antibiotics in asthma. Macrolides have been shown to improve airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) and measures of airway inflammation. The degree of AHR may relate to the microbiota present in the airways, with a recent study reporting that patients with asthma with a significant improvement in AHR… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2013-204517

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@inproceedings{Slater2014TheIO, title={The impact of azithromycin therapy on the airway microbiota in asthma}, author={Mariel G Slater and Damian W. Rivett and Lisa Williams and Matthew Martin and Tim Harrison and Ian L. Sayers and Kenneth Deans Bruce and Dominick Shaw}, booktitle={Thorax}, year={2014} }