DOI: 10.1111/dth.14025
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Abstract: Syphilis is a very serious infection that causes acute cutaneous manifestations. Penicillin is the gold standard for treating syphilis. This meta-analysis was conducted based on self-published randomized controlled trials (RCTs) data to compare the efficacy of azithromycin with penicillin for treating syphilis. RCTs on azithromycin vs penicillin for the treatment of syphilis were retrieved from the Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, EBSCO, Embase, Ovid, and other databases, and the estimated risk ratio (RR) and 95% co…

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