African Tick Bite Fever Treated Successfully With Rifampin in a Patient With Doxycycline Intolerance.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
African tick bite fever is the most commonly encountered travel-associated rickettsiosis, occurring in as many as 5% of travelers returning from rural subequatorial Africa. This case report illustrates that rifampin represents an effective alternative to doxycycline for treatment of African tick bite fever in some selective situations.
- Strand, A; Paddock, CD; Rinehart, AR; Condit, ME; Marus, JR; Gillani, S; Chung, IH; Fowler, VG
- October 16, 2017
- Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume / Issue
- 65 / 9
Start / End Page
- 1582 - 1584
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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States