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Management of ARF includes intramuscular administration of long-acting penicillin G benzathine for eradication of group A Streptococci [6, 12].
(12) This treatment includes intramuscular injections of penicillin G benzathine 2,400,000 IU a week for three weeks, and follow-up with serological assays until VDRL titers are reduced.
(%) Characteristic patients, N = 138 Mean age, y (SD) 9.6 (4.4) Male sex 81 (58.7) VDRL titer 16 54 (39.1) 32 33 (23.9) 64 42 (30.4) 128 9 (6.5) Primary skin lesion 81 (58.7) Secondary stage 63 (45.7) ([dagger]) Family history 36 (26.1) Treatment with IM penicillin G benzathine 138 (100.0) Clinical healing 132 (95.7) Concurrent disease 7 (5.1) ([double dagger]) Seroconversion 63 (45.7) Serologically defined treatment failure 24 (17.4) * VDRL, Venereal Disease Research Laboratory; IM, intramuscular.
CHICAGO -- A single 2-g dose of azithromycin cures early syphilis as effectively as injected penicillin G benzathine. Dr.