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Failure of Doxycycline Postexposure Prophylaxis in Human Brucellosis Contracted Through Needlestick Injury


Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: March 2020 - Volume 28 - Issue 2 - p 88
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0000000000000838
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In the article that appeared on page 301 of the September 2019 issue, an error was made in the Discussion section. The corrected sentence is below.

The CDC recommends a 3-week course of doxycycline 100 mg BID and rifampin (rifampicin) 600 mg once a day, with symptom monitoring and follow-up serology every 6 weeks until 24 weeks after last known contact.6


Al Mayahi ZK. Failure of doxycycline postexposure prophylaxis in human brucellosis contracted through needlestick injury. Inf Dis Clin Pract. 2019;27:301–302.
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