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Author Dalziel, K. ♦ Dykes, P. J. ♦ Marks, R.
Source PubMed Central
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health
Abstract The effects of systemically administered oxytetracycline and erythromycin in a guinea pig model of acne-type inflammation were assessed histologically and by tissue measurement techniques. It was found that oxytetracycline significantly reduced the volume and maximum area of inflammation compared with both control and erythromycin treated groups. Oxytetracycline also altered the morphology of the inflammatory infiltrate significantly reducing the proportion of polymorphonuclear leucocytes present. In this model, erythromycin did not alter the inflammatory response but did seem to reduce the amount of transepidermal elimination of inflammatory debris.
ISSN 00071021
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1987-02-01
Journal British journal of experimental pathology
Volume Number 68
Issue Number 1
Starting Page 67

Source: PubMed Central