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INDICATIONS

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  • Anthrax due to Bacillus anthracis, including inhalation anthrax (post-exposure). CDC recommends as first line agent + 1-2 additional agents with in vitro activity (for inhalation anthrax, see "biodefense-anthrax")
  • Granuloma inguinale caused by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis
  • If PCN: uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by ; syphilis caused by T. pallidum; yaws caused by Treponema pertenue; listeriosis due to ; Vincent’s infection caused by Fusobacterium fusiforme; actinomycosis caused by A. israelli; Infections caused by Clostridium spp.
  • Psittacosis caused by Chlamydia psitta
  • Relapsing fever caused by Borrelia recurrentis
  • Pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae
  • Rocky mountain spotted fever, typhus, Q fever, rickettsial pox, and tick fevers cased by Rickettsiae.
  • Uncomplicated urethral, endocervical or rectal infections caused by ; nongonococcal urethritis caused by Ureaplasma urealyticum; lymphogranuloma venereum caused by Chlamydia spp
  • Trachoma; inclusion conjunctivitis cause by .
  • Gram-negative infections caused by: H. ducreyi, Y. pestis, F. tularensis, V. cholerae, C. fetus, Brucella spp., B. bacilliformis, C. granulomatis.

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Last updated: March 25, 2011