What is the primary prophylaxis against syphilis in patients with HIV infection?

Updated: Mar 09, 2021
  • Author: Justin R Hofmann, MD; Chief Editor: John Bartlett, MD  more...
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Patients exposed to a sex partner with a diagnosis of primary, secondary, or early latent syphilis within the past 90 days should receive benzathine penicillin G 2.4 million units intramuscularly as a single dose (AII recommendation). [1]


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