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Research Article

Levofloxacin Cures Experimental Pneumonic Plague in African Green Monkeys

  • Robert Colby Layton equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Robert Colby Layton, William Mega

    CLayton@MRIresearch.org

    Affiliation: Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • William Mega equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Robert Colby Layton, William Mega

    Affiliation: Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Jacob D. McDonald,

    Affiliation: Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Trevor L. Brasel,

    Affiliation: Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Edward B. Barr,

    Affiliation: Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Andrew P. Gigliotti,

    Affiliation: Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Frederick Koster

    Affiliation: Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Published: February 08, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000959

About the Authors

Robert Colby Layton, William Mega, Jacob D. McDonald, Trevor L. Brasel, Edward B. Barr, Andrew P. Gigliotti, Frederick Koster
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: CLayton@MRIresearch.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RCL FK. Performed the experiments: RCL TLB EBB APG. Analyzed the data: RCL WM JDM TLB EBB APG FK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JDM APG. Wrote the paper: RCL WM FK. Pathologist: APG.