Treatment Outcomes for Rectal Lymphogranuloma Venereum in Men Who Have Sex with Men Using Doxycycline, Azithromycin, or Both: A Review of Clinical Cases

Charussri Leeyaphan, Jason J. Ong, Eric P.F. Chow, Karolina Dimovski, Fabian Y.S. Kong, Jane S. Hocking, Ben Howden, Melanie Bissessor, Christopher K. Fairley, Catriona Bradshaw, Timothy Read, Marcus Chen

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ABSTRACT: Background: Treatment for rectal lymphogranuloma venereum where doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 21 days was used—either alone or together with azithromycin 1 g single dose—resulted in microbiological cure of 97%. These data support doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 21 days as the preferred treatment for rectal lymphogranuloma venereum.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-248
Number of pages4
JournalSexually Transmitted Diseases
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2017

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