Tag Archives: Azithromycin

Chronic Gastritis

Gastritis is a common finding in dogs, with 35% of dogs investigated for chronic vomiting and 26% to 48% of asymptomatic dogs affected. The prevalence in cats has not been determined. The diagnosis of chronic gastritis is based on the histologic examination of gastric biopsies and it is usually subclassified according to histopathological changes and… Read More »

Antibacterial preparations

Bacterial infections of the eye in animals may be caused by Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Bacillus, Actinobacillus, Chlamydophila (Chlamydia), Moraxella, Micrococcus, or Clostridium spp. This list is not exhaustive and the bacteria involved vary between species. Ocular infections usually present as conjunctivitis, blepharitis, keratitis, keratocon-junctivitis, or uveitis. The aminoglycosides gentamicin, tobramycin and framycetin have a broad-spectrum bactericidal… Read More »

Macrolides and lincosamides

The macrolides include erythromycin, josamycin, spiramycin, tilmicosin, and tylosin, while clindamycin, pirlimycin and lincomycin belong to the related lincosamide group. They are usually bacteriostatic in action. All are basic compounds that are well absorbed following oral administration and inactivated by hepatic metabolism. Due to their basic nature they are concentrated by the ‘ion-trap’ in acidic… Read More »