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Sex Transm Infect. 2003 Oct;79(5):415-6.

Treatment of neurosyphilis with ceftriaxone.

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Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK. siabhan.mcmyler@leeds.nhs.uk

Abstract

The first choice treatment for late syphilis is penicillin. Other than doxycycline, which penetrates the CNS, there are few alternatives for the treatment of neurosyphilis. We report a case of successful treatment of symptomatic neurosyphilis with parenteral ceftriaxone.

PMID:
14573840
PMCID:
PMC1744761
DOI:
10.1136/sti.79.5.415
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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