TITLE

A case of doxycycline-resistant tsutsugamushi meningoencephalitis

AUTHOR(S)
Sung-Hoon Lee; Eun Joo Chung; Eung-Gyu Kim; Jung Hwa Sea
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Neurology Asia;Jun2014, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p205
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Here we report a case of doxycycline-resistant tsutsugamushi meningoencephalitis. A 63-year-old man with altered mental status was diagnosed with a tsutsugamushi infection by a local clinic and administered standard doxycycline treatment for 5 days without improvement. Azithromycin treatment for 3 days dramatically improved his clinical status.
ACCESSION #
96987175

 

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