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Title: Azithromycin for trachoma - information for health care providers
Authors: Department of Health
Publisher: Department of Health
Abstract: The antibiotic of choice for the prevention and treatment of trachoma is azithromycin. It belongs in the family of macrolide antibiotics which includes erythromycin, roxithromycin and clarithromycin. Azithromycin is better absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, lasts longer in the body and gets into the cells better than the other macrolides.
Publication Date: 2014-08
Type: Information Sheet
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