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Intravenous azithromycin as salvage therapy in a patient with Legionnaire's disease
  1. L Dorrell,
  2. B Fulton,
  3. E L C Ong
  1. Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE, UK
  2. Intensive Therapy Unit, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE, UK

    Abstract

    A patient with proven Legionnaire's disease is described whose clinical condition improved with intravenous azithromycin after failure to respond to treatment with erythromycin and rifampicin.

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