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Volume 8, Number 10—October 2002
Bioterrorism-related Anthrax
Bioterrorism-related Anthrax

Anthrax Postexposure Prophylaxis in Postal Workers, Connecticut, 2001

Jennifer L. Williams*Comments to Author , Stephanie S. Noviello*, Kevin S. Griffith*, Heather Wurtzel*, Jennifer Hamborsky*, Joseph F. Perz*, Ian T. Williams*, James L. Hadler†, David L. Swerdlow*, and Renee Ridzon*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut, USA;

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Table 4

Side effects reported, by antibiotic, Connecticut, 2001

Side effect reported Ciprofloxacin (%) (n=55) Doxycycline (%) (n=56)
Diarrhea/abdominal pain 12 (22) 7 (13)
Nausea/vomiting 8 (15) 10 (18)
Fatigue 5 (9) 5 (9)
Headache 4 (7) 4 (7)
Dizziness 3 (5) 1 (2)
Itching 1 (2) 3 (5)

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1 Greg Armstrong, Nancy Barrett, Kenneth Bell, Mike Bowen, Dave Brownell, Joe Burkhart, Greg Burr, Matt Cartter, Nicole Coffin, Richard Collins, Larry Cseh, Scott Deitchman, Timothy Dignam, Diana Eaton, Devon Eddy, Rick Ekenberg, Starr Ertel, Brenda Esponda, Marc Fischer, Collette Fitzgerald, Zack Fraser, Julie Gerberding, Mike Grout, Alex Hoffmaster, James Hughes, John Jernigan, Katherine Kelley, Max Kiefer, Bradley King, David Kirschke, Leslye LaClaire, Neil Lustig, Eric E. Mast, Jennifer McClellan, Paul Mead, Richard Meyer, Jasmine Mohammed, Patricia Mshar, Myrth Myers, Randy Nelson, Bruce Newton, Otilio Oyervides, John Painter, Christopher Paddock, Umesh Parashar, Mita Patel, Quyen Phan, Conrad Quinn, Ron Sanders, Susan Smolenski, Karen Spargo, Adrian Stoica, David Sylvain, Fred Tenover, Eyasu Teshale, Rob Weyant, Lynn Wilcox, Alcia Williams, Scott Wright, Ronald Zabrocki, and Sherif Zaki.

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