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

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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.

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