Harold C Wiesenfeld, Leslie A Meyn, Toni Darville, Ingrid S Macio, Sharon L Hillier
BACKGROUND: Anaerobic organisms are important pathogens in acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). The currently recommended PID regimen of a single dose of ceftriaxone and doxycycline for 14 days has limited anaerobic activity. The need for broader anaerobic coverage is unknown and concerns have been raised about metronidazole tolerability. METHODS: We conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial comparing ceftriaxone 250 mg intramuscular single dose and doxycycline for 14 days, with or without 14 days of metronidazole in women with acute PID...
April 8, 2021: Clinical Infectious Diseases
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