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Treatment of Chronic Infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae in Asthma

  • P. Black

Abstract

In recent years evidence has emerged that Chlamydia pneumoniae may have a role in the pathogenesis of asthma. As a result preliminary studies have been conducted on the use of anti-chlamydial antibiotics in subjects with asthma and serological evidence of infection with C. pneumoniae. These studies are discussed below.

Keywords

Uncontrolled Study Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Macrolide Antibiotic Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness Control Intervention Trial 
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