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Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008

Research

Prophylaxis after Exposure to Coxiella burnetii

Claire E. MoodieComments to Author , Herbert A. Thompson, Martin I. Meltzer, and David L. Swerdlow
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA;

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Decision tree for a high-risk population of 100,000 based on an assumption of an aerosolized, point source, overt attack with Coxiella burnetii (postexposure prophylaxis [PEP] with 100 mg doxycycline 2×/d for 5 d, assuming 82% drug efficacy and 100% exposure). PEP-related adverse events are not included in this figure. QFS, Q fever fatigue syndrome.

Figure 2. Decision tree for a high-risk population of 100,000 based on an assumption of an aerosolized, point source, overt attack with Coxiella burnetii (postexposure prophylaxis [PEP] with 100 mg doxycycline 2×/d for 5 d, assuming 82% drug efficacy and 100% exposure). PEP-related adverse events are not included in this figure. QFS, Q fever fatigue syndrome.

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