J Altenburg

Summary

Affiliation: Medical Centre Alkmaar
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Immunomodulatory effects of macrolide antibiotics - part 1: biological mechanisms
    J Altenburg
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Medical Centre Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    Respiration 81:67-74. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Effect of azithromycin maintenance treatment on infectious exacerbations among patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: the BAT randomized controlled trial
    Josje Altenburg
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Medical Centre Alkmaar, Wilhelminalaan 12, 1812 JD Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    JAMA 309:1251-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Immunomodulatory effects of macrolide antibiotics - part 2: advantages and disadvantages of long-term, low-dose macrolide therapy
    J Altenburg
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Medical Centre Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    Respiration 81:75-87. 2011

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Immunomodulatory effects of macrolide antibiotics - part 1: biological mechanisms
    J Altenburg
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Medical Centre Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    Respiration 81:67-74. 2011
    ..Having such an obvious effect on the various aspects of the immune system, macrolides seem to be exceptionally suited for the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of azithromycin maintenance treatment on infectious exacerbations among patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: the BAT randomized controlled trial
    Josje Altenburg
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Medical Centre Alkmaar, Wilhelminalaan 12, 1812 JD Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    JAMA 309:1251-9. 2013
    ..Macrolide antibiotics have been shown beneficial in cystic fibrosis (CF) and diffuse panbronchiolitis, and earlier findings also suggest a benefit in non-CF bronchiectasis...
  3. doi request reprint Immunomodulatory effects of macrolide antibiotics - part 2: advantages and disadvantages of long-term, low-dose macrolide therapy
    J Altenburg
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Medical Centre Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
    Respiration 81:75-87. 2011
    ..Development of macrolide resistance among respiratory pathogens is very common during long-term macrolide treatment. Whether this finding is clinically significant is a matter of debate...