borreliose (Relapsing fever)

Advices

≥ 18 years
Priority Medication Remarks
Medication:

doxycycline po 100mg 2dd 14 to 21 days

or

amoxicilline po 500mg 3dd 14 to 21 days

or

ceftriaxon iv 2000mg 1dd

Remarks: Borrelia duttoni (tick-borne)
Medication:

benzylpenicilline iv 1million. IU one-off

followed by

doxycycline po 200mg one-off

Remarks: Borrelia recurrentis (louse-borne)

Comments

FEBRIS RECURRENS = RELAPSING FEVER

Sources

  1. Behandeling Importziekten, P.A. Kager (ed), AMC, Amsterdam, 2004; update 2013

Antimicrobial resources

The following antimicrobial agents have been used in these recommendations:

External antimicrobial resources
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Metadata

Swab vid: G-8888.2
Updated: 06/03/2014 - 17:12
Status: Published