Typhus Treatment & Management

Updated: Jul 24, 2017
  • Author: Jason F Okulicz, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

Antibiotics are the standard of care in the treatment of typhus. Continue antibiotics for 48-72 hours after the fever has resolved. A second course of antibiotic therapy is usually curative in cases of recrudescent typhus.

Other supportive measures may be used as necessary.

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Activity

Activity is as tolerated.

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