What is the role of medications in the treatment of Colorado tick fever?

Updated: Aug 05, 2019
  • Author: Shawn J Sethi, DO; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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No specific treatment exists for Colorado tick fever. Regular use of antipyretics provides symptomatic relief. Although ribavirin has shown some activity against the causative viral pathogen in animal experiments, there are no human data to support its use in this setting.


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