Accession Number:

ADA018390

Title:

Rifampicin Serum Level in Egyptian Tuberculous Patients

Descriptive Note:

Technical scientific rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT NO 3 FPO NEW YORK 09527

Report Date:

1973-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

This report includes the microbiological determination of Rifampicin RMP serum levels in 26 chronic tuberculous Egyptian patients who received the drug for the first time. RMP mean serum levels at 3 and 6 hours after its oral administration in therapeutic doses 450600 mg daily, were 5.01 microgramsml S.D. or - 3.14 and 3.53 microgramsml S.D. or - 1.3 respectively. RMP serum levels at 3 and 6 hour samples exceeded 0.2 microgramsml in all patients.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE