Chlorhexidine mouthwash fails to eradicate oropharyngeal gonorrhea in a clinical pilot trial (MoNg)

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ABSTRACT: This single-arm open-label pilot trial in Antwerp, Belgium was ended early in accordance with the protocol since twice daily gargling with chlorhexidine 0.2% for six days failed to eradicate Neisseria gonorrhoeae from the oropharynx of asymptomatic men who have sex with men (n = 3, efficacy of 0%, 95% CI 0 - 56.1%).

Original languageEnglish
JournalSexually Transmitted Diseases
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 2021

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