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  • noun A macrolide antibiotic used to treat toxoplasmosis.


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  • Potential antimicrobials for chemoprophylaxis are rifampicin, mynocycline, spiramycin, ciprofloxacin and ceftriaxone.

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  • The most commonly used agents have been lincomycin and tylosin for controlling dysentery and Mycoplasma infections in swine and spiramycin for treating mastitis in cattle.

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  • For the past 20 years, tylosin has also been the most commonly used agent for growth promotion in swine production worldwide, whereas spiramycin has been commonly used in poultry.

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