Randomized Controlled Trial of Doxycycline to Prevent Acquisition of Mycoplasma Pneumoniae in an Outbreak Setting
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This study was designed to determine whether taking daily doxycycline during an outbreak of Mycoplasma pneumoniae could prevent a person from getting infected and interrupt ongoing disease transmission during an outbreak. Doxycycline is a treatment for Mycoplasma pneumoniae, but it is not certain that the drug could prevent disease if used prophylactically.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- Working at hospital facility where outbreak of Mycoplasma pneumoniae occured
- Pregnant, on antiseizure medications, allergic to macrolide antibiotics