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Azithromycin is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins HIV Guide.

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  • Treatment and prophylaxis of disseminated M. avium infection (treatment requires co-administration with ethambutol).
  • Community-acquired pneumonia of mild severity (20%-30% of S. pneumonia strains resistant to azithromycin).
  • Pharyngitis/tonsillitis; acute bacterial sinusitis.
  • Acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Z-pack and Tri-pack).
  • Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections.
  • Urethritis and cervicitis (caused by GC and ).
  • Genital ulcer disease.


  • Toxoplasmosis (with pyrimethamine).

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Last updated: March 30, 2011


Pham, Paul A, and John G Bartlett. "Azithromycin." Johns Hopkins HIV Guide, 2011. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545017/all/Azithromycin.
Pham PA, Bartlett JG. Azithromycin. Johns Hopkins HIV Guide. 2011. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545017/all/Azithromycin. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Pham, P. A., & Bartlett, J. G. (2011). Azithromycin. In Johns Hopkins HIV Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545017/all/Azithromycin
Pham PA, Bartlett JG. Azithromycin [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins HIV Guide. ; 2011. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545017/all/Azithromycin.
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