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Clarithromycin is a broad-spectrum macrolide antibiotic indicated for infections against a variety of aerobic bacteria, including:

Resistance to Fusobacterium spp and Porphyromonas spp has been noted[3].


  1. Hartmann FA et al (2005) Molecular characterization of Staphylococcus intermedius carriage by healthy dogs and comparison of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns to isolates from dogs with pyoderma. Vet Microbiol 108(1-2):119-131
  2. Anacleto TP et al (2011) Studies of distribution and recurrence of Helicobacter spp. gastric mucosa of dogs after triple therapy. Acta Cir Bras 26(2):82-87
  3. Senhorinho GN et al (2012) Occurrence and antimicrobial susceptibility of Porphyromonas spp. and Fusobacterium spp. in dogs with and without periodontitis. Anaerobe 18(4):381-385