A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial of Minocycline in the Treatment of Nonspecific Urethritis

  • M. J. Prentice
  • D. Taylor-Robinson
  • G. W. Csonka
Part of the Chemotherapy book series (CT, volume 3)

Abstract

The cause of non-specific urethritis (N.S.U.) is, by definition, unknown. The suspected agents include tetracycline-sensitive organisms such as chlamydiae, ureaplasmas (T mycoplasmas) and corynebacteria, which could be responsible either individually or synergistically.

Keywords

Placebo Agar Urea Lactose Tetracycline 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Prentice
    • 1
  • D. Taylor-Robinson
    • 1
  • G. W. Csonka
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinical Research CentreHarrow and Central Middlesex HospitalPark RoyalUK

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