Link to Pubmed [PMID] – 19335816
Link to DOI – 10.1111/j.1708-8305.2008.00290.x
J Travel Med 2009 ; 16(2): 136-7
African tick bite fever is caused by Rickettsia africae. The number of reported cases in international travelers has significantly increased recently. 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.