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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Children


Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Children

Charles R Woods. Pediatr Clin North Am.


Rocky Mountain spotted fever is typically undifferentiated from many other infections in the first few days of illness. Treatment should not be delayed pending confirmation of infection when Rocky Mountain spotted fever is suspected. Doxycycline is the drug of choice even for infants and children less than 8 years old.

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