Three-day course of oral azithromycin vs topical oxytetracycline/polymyxin in treatment of active endemic trachoma.


PURPOSE The aim of this study on endemic trachoma was to carry out a comparison of azithromycin (3-day course, oral dose of 10 mg/kg per day) with conventional treatment (topical oxytetracycline/polymyxin ointment; twice a day for 2 months) in a rural area near Sanliurfa, Turkey. METHODS Ninety-six subjects with active trachoma were randomly assigned… (More)


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