Rickettsialpox is an infection transmitted to humans by the bite of rat fleas home. Rickettsia Akari is the organism that causes rickettsialpox. A person can contract the disease when infected tick bites an infected rat. Long incubation, from flea bites until the first symptoms for 7 to 14 days. The disease usually goes away by itself. Just knowledge, some countries such as Russia, Korea, and South Africa into the spread of this disease.
Rickettsialpox main symptoms are:
• Muscle pain
Treatment: Antibiotics such as tetracycline, doxycycline, and chloramphenicol can be used to treat rickettsialpox.
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