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Acute Q fever:

  • Most cases of acute Q fever will recover without antibiotic treatment.
  • Those that do require treatment can be effectively treated with the antibiotic doxycycline.

Chronic Q fever:

  • Chronic Q fever is a serious infection and requires several months of antibiotic treatment.
  • Chronic Q fever is treated with a combination of antibiotics including doxycycline and hydroxychloroquine for several months.