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ECHO: Review of Commonly Prescribed Antimicrobials for Sexually Transmitted Infections: Pharmacy Pearls and Considerations


Published Date: 11/17/2023

CE Credit: No CE


This presentation will review the mechanism of action for commonly prescribed antimicrobials, and will identify potential side effects and mitigation strategies for doxycycline, fluoroquinolones, and azithromycin.


Sarah Spitznogle,PharmD, BCIDP

Sarah Spitznogle is originally from Buffalo NY and received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She completed her general pharmacy residency at the University of Pittsburgh and her Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her academic interests include gram-negative resistance mechanisms, infections in immunocompromised hosts, and the interplay of immunomodulators and risk of infection in solid organ / stem cell transplant recipients. Dr. Spitznogle is currently a Clinical Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Specialist at the University of Rochester Medical Center - Strong Memorial Hospital.

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