African Tick Bite Fever Treated Successfully With Rifampin in a Patient With Doxycycline Intolerance.
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
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