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Since human cases of glanders are rare, there is limited information about antibiotic treatment in humans. Sulfadiazine has been found to be an effective in experimental animals and in humans.

In addition, the bacterium that causes glanders is usually susceptiple to:

  • Tetracyclines
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Streptomycin
  • Novobiocin
  • Gentamicin
  • Imipenem
  • Ceftrazidime
  • Sulfonamides
 
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