TREATMENT AND PROGNOSIS :
Tetracycline group of drugs such as doxycycline is the first drug of choice in the treatment of Ehlrichiosis.
Doxycycline (100mg)prevents the serious illness when it is given at earlier stages.
In pregnancy and children Chloramphenicol is indicated in treating the ehlrichiosis.
Rifampicin can be used as an alternative to doxycycline allergy patients and in pregnant women
Permethrin is also used in the treatment for ehlrichiosis
Imidocarb:but this drug is not used in some countries.
Resistance to doxycycline is not detected till present date.
IV infusion to balance the electrolyte in the system.