Use These Antibiotics for Close Contacts of Invasive Meningococcal Disease, CDC Says

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Rifampin, ceftriaxone, or azithromycin are recommended as first-line alternatives to ciprofloxacin prophylaxis for close contacts of people with meningococcal disease in areas where the disease is highly resistant to ciprofloxacin, according to new guidance from the CDC. Health departments should consider using other antibiotics for prophylaxis when, over the course of the past 12 months, […]

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Publish date : 2024-02-09 17:04:03

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