Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bartonellosis Treatment

Treatment for phlebotomus fever may include rest, plenty of fluids, narcotic pain medications, sodium stibogluconate, miltefosine, and acetaminophen or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain and fever control.

Specific treatment for phlebotomus fever may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Bartonellosis References
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