Table 1.

Effects of early and delayed treatment with azithromycin on aortic lesions

ConditionNo treatmenta (n = 23)Early treatmenta (n = 24)PDelayed treatmenta(n = 24)P
Atherosclerosis8 (34.8)1 (4.2)0.028 (33.3) NSb
Myxoid-like change5 (21.7)8 (33.3)NS4 (16.7)NS
Periaortitis8 (34.8)0<0.020<0.02
  • a Number of rabbits (percent) showing condition.

  • b NS, not statistically significant (P > 0.05).