Tetracycline prophylaxis – SPM MCQ

Tetracycline is used for the prophylaxis of?

A. Brucellosis
B. Leptospirosis
C. Cholera
D. Meningitis

Correct answer : C. Cholera

Drug of choice for chemoprophylaxis of cholera is tetracycline. Doxycycline can also be used. Chemoprophylaxis is given for household contacts of cholera patients / in case of an outbreak in a closed community. But it is not given in case of mass outbreaks of cholera.

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