Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008
Prophylaxis after Exposure to Coxiella burnetii
|Level of adverse event||Doxycycline*
|Best estimate||Upper bound†||Best estimate||Upper bound|
*Recommended for the general population and high-risk populations based on estimated use of 100 mg orally 2×/d for 5 d.
†Recommended for pregnant women based on 160 mg/800 mg orally 2×/d for the duration of the pregnancy.
‡Arbitrary upper-bound, 3× best estimate (see text for further details).
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