The recommendations for antibiotic treatment of C. pneumoniae infections are based on in vitro studies, animal experiments, case reports, and experiences with the treatment of other chlamydial infections. Therapeutic regimens for C. pneumoniae include doxycycline, erythromycin, or clarithromycin for 2-3 weeks or a 5-day course of azithromycin. For recurrent infection a second course with a different antibiotic is recommended. There are singular publications of development of resistance in C. trachomatis, but resistance in C. pneumoniae has never been reported. However, antibiotic testing is not standardized and valid studies comparing various therapeutic regimens do not exist.
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