• Medicine
  • Published in
    Clinical infectious diseases…
    2001
  • DOI:10.1086/323034

Tinidazole therapy for metronidazole-resistant vaginal trichomoniasis.

@article{Sobel2001TinidazoleTF,
  title={Tinidazole therapy for metronidazole-resistant vaginal trichomoniasis.},
  author={Jack D. Sobel and Paul Nyirjesy and Walter Charles Brown},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={
          1341-6
        }
}
Treatment of patients with metronidazole-refractory vaginal trichomoniasis constitutes a major therapeutic challenge, and treatment options are extremely limited. Although the majority of patients infected with trichomonads, who demonstrate reduced in vitro susceptibility to metronidazole, respond to high-dose but poorly tolerated regimens of metronidazole, clinical failure is by no means uncommon. We report a cure rate of 22 (92%) of 24 patients with refractory trichomoniasis treated with high… CONTINUE READING

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