Kenya tick typhus
Kenya tick typhus: Introduction
Kenya tick typhus: An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and the incubation period is usually between 6 and 10 days.
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Symptoms of Kenya tick typhus
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Treatments for Kenya tick typhus
- Antibiotics can shorten the duration of the fever. Doxycycline is the most commonly used one but tetracycline, chloramphenicol or ciprofloxacin are also used
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Causes of Kenya tick typhus
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Less Common Symptoms of Kenya tick typhus
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Misdiagnosis and Kenya tick typhus
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Prognosis for Kenya tick typhus
Prognosis for Kenya tick typhus:
The infection is rarely fatal. Patients have a natural immunity to the infection once they recover.
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Definitions of Kenya tick typhus:
A febrile disease of the Mediterranean area, the Crimea, Africa, and India, caused by infection with RICKETTSIA CONORII.
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