Neurosyphilis and penicillin levels in cerebrospinal fluid.

@article{Mohr1976NeurosyphilisAP,
  title={Neurosyphilis and penicillin levels in cerebrospinal fluid.},
  author={Jerry Mohr and W. Griffiths and Reuben Jackson and H A Saadah and Pru Bird and Jeanne M. Riddle},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1976},
  volume={236 19},
  pages={
          2208-9
        }
}
Because neurosyphilis may progress despite therapy with the recommended penicillin regimens, 15 subjects with positive tests for syphilis in the serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) were studied. All of these patients had CSF pleocytosis. Two received penicillin G (5 and 10 million units per day intravenously, respectively) and 13 received benzathine penicillin G, 3.6 million units per week intramuscularly; treatment lasted four weeks. During intravenous and after intramuscular penicillin… CONTINUE READING
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