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Doxycycline and rifampicin for mild scrub-typhus infections in northern Thailand: a randomised trial.

Authors
  • Watt, G
  • Kantipong, P
  • Jongsakul, K
  • Watcharapichat, P
  • Phulsuksombati, D
  • Strickman, D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Lancet (London, England)
Publication Date
Sep 23, 2000
Volume
356
Issue
9235
Pages
1057–1061
Identifiers
PMID: 11009140
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Rifampicin is more effective than doxycycline against scrub-typhus infections acquired in northern Thailand, where strains with reduced susceptibility to antibiotics can occur.

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