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Ceftriaxone or ciprofloxacin should be considered as first line prophylaxis

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7045.1536a (Published 15 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1536
  1. M J Martin,
  2. N A Hutchinson,
  3. I J Eltringham,
  4. P Y C Lee,
  5. K Birthistle
  1. Senior registrar, microbiology Senior registrar, microbiology Senior registrar, microbiology Senior registrar, microbiology Senior registrar, virology Department of Microbiology, St George's Hospital, London SW17 0QT

    EDITOR,—We disagree with several points raised by Bjorn-Erik Kristiansen and Arne-Birger Knapskog in their editorial on secondary prevention of meningococcal disease.1 Rifampicin eradicates carriage but may not prevent systemic disease. …

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