Table 1

Minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of antibiotics used in this study
Antibiotics Drug class MICs againstOrientiaa) MICs against mycoplasmasb)
Lincomycin Lincosamide No available data 0.25–2 μg/mL
Ciprofloxacin New Quinolone 6.25–25 μg/mL 0.125–2 μg/ml
Gentamicin Aminoglycoside No available datac) 2.5–500 μg/mL
Kanamicin Aminoglycoside No available data 2.5–500 μg/mL
Minocycline Tetracycline 0.024–0.195 μg/mL 0.016–32 μg/mL

MICs were obtained from previous reports. a) from [8] and b) from [5-7].

c) Gentamycin was not effective against Orinetia tsutsugamushi in a mouse model [25].

Ogawa et al.

Ogawa et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:32   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-32

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