Co-infections: Tularemia (rabbit fever)

Tularemia (rabbit fever)

  • Transmitted by a tick bite or by handling rabbits

  • Usually treated with doxycycline

  • The CDC also recommends Streptomycin, Gentamycin, Doxycycline, Ciprofloxacin

  • A red, open sore that last a long time, at the bite site

  • Swollen lymph nodes near the bite site, often in the armpit or groin

  • Fever, up to 104 degrees

  • Chills

  • Headache

  • Fatigue

  • Pneumonia, sometimes

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