Three-day course of oral azithromycin vs topical oxytetracycline/polymyxin in treatment of active endemic trachoma


Guzey M., Aslan G., Ozardali I., Basar E., Satici A., Karadede S.

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.44, no.4, pp.387-391, 2000 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0021-5155(00)00167-2
  • Title of Journal : JAPANESE JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.387-391

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study on endemic trachoma was to carry out a comparison of azithromycin (3-day course, oral dose of 10 mg/kg per day) with conventional treatment (topical oxytetracycline/polymyxin ointment; twice a day for 2 months) in a rural area near Sanliurfa, Turkey.