Kaye, Donald
January 2004
Clinical Infectious Diseases;1/1/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 1, pii
Academic Journal
This article presents various news items related to infectious diseases, as of January 1, 2004. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in final guidelines to the pharmaceutical industry, said it wants companies to provide that information as part of their applications for approval to antibiotics for food producing animals, such as cows and chickens. Treatment of Alzheimer's disease with 2 antibiotics, doxycycline and rifampin, may lead to cognitive decline in patients.


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