Carol - I thought they were both Bactericidal.
This article :TinyURL.com/yblot62q
I know that some LLMD's prescribe Rifabutin for Bartonella - often after the patient has tried the Rifampin. It is known to be an effective antibiotic for Bartonella.
Bacteriostatic antibiotics are used for lyme and co's treatment.
I believe tetracyclines are bacteriostatic.
Bacteriostatic abx stops the bacteria from reproducing.
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Symp started April/2013; Buhner's Lyme May 15-July24/14; Igenex pos. July 3/14
Doxy: July 4-Aug.24/14;Zithro July26-Aug24/14; Amox + Proben. Aug. 29/14;
added biaxin Sept. 26/14
Disc. amox,added Ceftin Nov. 20th.;
Disc. biaxin added Buhner bart herbs Dec/14;Jan/15 pulsing Tinda (w/ Ceftin);
Abx/herb break Apr-July/15; July-mino; Aug. added Rif;
Nov./15 mino - to biaxi
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