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Pristinamycin for Rickettsia africae Infection

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Abstract

African tick bite fever is caused by Rickettsia africae. The number of reported cases in international travelers has signifi cantly increased recently. 1 The gold standard treatment is doxycycline. Here, we present a case of R africae infection associated with quick complete resolution following the initiation of pristinamycin therapy.

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pasteur-03203940 , version 1 (21-04-2021)

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Frédéric Méchaï, Yue Han, Bertrand Gachot, Paul-Henri Consigny, Jean Paul Viard, et al.. Pristinamycin for Rickettsia africae Infection. Journal of Travel Medicine, 2009, 16 (2), pp.136-137. ⟨10.1111/j.1708-8305.2008.00290.x⟩. ⟨pasteur-03203940⟩

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