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Treatment

  • Most people who are sick with Q fever will recover without antibiotic treatment.
  • However, for people who develop Q fever disease, treatment with 2 weeks of doxycycline antibiotic is recommended.

Chronic Q fever

  • A life-threatening infection, requiring several months of antibiotic treatment.
  • Treated with a combination of antibiotics including doxycycline and hydroxychloroquine for several months.
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