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Microbiology borrelia titre is positive !!! so ceftriaxone or doxy or nothing ?

25-year-old woman with fatigue and high
IgG antibody titers to Borrelia burgdorferi
Select the most appropriate treatment
A. Ceftriaxone
8. Doxycycline
C. Ampicillin plus probenecid
D. Erythromycin
E. None of the above
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25-year-old woman with fatigue and high
IgG antibody titers to Borrelia burgdorferi
Select the most appropriate treatment
A. Ceftriaxone
8. Doxycycline
C. Ampicillin plus probenecid
D. Erythromycin
E. None of the above
Do not test or treat asymptomatic individuals even if they have a history of recent tick bite.
Advise the patient to return if develops erythema migrans, objective signs (arthralgia, palpitation, headache, facial palsy), or constitutional symptoms for ≥2 weeks.
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