Doxycycline and Sitafloxacin Combination Therapy for Treating Highly Resistant Mycoplasma genitalium
AuthorDurukan, D; Doyle, M; Murray, G; Bodiyabadu, K; Vodstrcil, L; Chow, EPF; Jensen, JS; Fairley, CK; Aguirre, I; Bradshaw, CS
Source TitleEmerging Infectious Diseases
PublisherCENTERS DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION
University of Melbourne Author/sChow, Eric; Fairley, Christopher; Bradshaw, Catriona; Murray, Gerald; Vodstrcil, Lenka; Bodiyabadu, Kaveesha
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Document TypeJournal Article
CitationsDurukan, D., Doyle, M., Murray, G., Bodiyabadu, K., Vodstrcil, L., Chow, E. P. F., Jensen, J. S., Fairley, C. K., Aguirre, I. & Bradshaw, C. S. (2020). Doxycycline and Sitafloxacin Combination Therapy for Treating Highly Resistant Mycoplasma genitalium. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 26 (8), pp.1870-1874. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2608.191806.
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Antimicrobial-resistant Mycoplasma genitalium is becoming increasingly common and creating major treatment challenges. We present early data on combination therapy with doxycycline and sitafloxacin to treat highly resistant M. genitalium. We found the regimen was well tolerated and cured 11/12 infections that had failed prior regimens with moxifloxacin and pristinamycin.
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