What is the role of doxycycline in antimicrobial therapy for chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP)?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Samantha D Kraemer, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Doxycycline, a tetracycline antibiotic, has good activity against Chlamydia and Mycoplasma but unreliable activity against Enterobacteriaceae and staphylococci and no activity against Pseudomonas. It has no conclusive role in the treatment of CBP.


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