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Table 2 Antibiotic treatments prescribed by the GPs

From: A survey of primary care physician practices in antibiotic prescribing for the treatment of uncomplicated male gonoccocal urethritis

Treatments prescribed Respondents No. (%)
No = 327 (%)  
Two recommended antibiotics* 66 (20.2)
   One recommended antibiotic 114 (34.8)
against N. gonorrhoeae Ψ 69 (21.1)
against C. trachomatis ΨΨ 45 (13.7)
   One non-recommended antibiotic 147 (45)
Ciprofloxacin 69 (21.1)
Amoxicillin 24 (7.3)
Others 54 (16.6)
  1. *for N. gonorrhoeae and C. trachomatis co-infections
  2. Ψ Ceftriaxone or spectinomycin or cefixime
  3. ΨΨ Azithromycin or doxycycline