[Experimental infection in mice by Plasmodium berghei: an evidence of antiparasitic action of azithromycin].

Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

PubMedID: 11391444

Gakiya E, Braz LM, Amato Neto V, Bezerra RC. [Experimental infection in mice by Plasmodium berghei: an evidence of antiparasitic action of azithromycin]. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2001;34(2):203-5.
Infections of Plasmodium berghei in mice was stopped by azithromycin which was administered orally in dosages of 100mg/kg, for 28 days. This antibiotic was given since the same day that the animals were infected. The outcome suggests the necessity of more investigations on this antiparasitic activity.