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Treatment: Inhalational: Fluoroquinolone (ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin) or doxycycline + clindamycin + rifampin. Penicillin may be used if susceptibilities confirmed.Treat for 60 days.
Cutaneous: Fluoroquinolone (ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin) or doxycycline. Amoxicillin also an alternative if susceptibility to penicillins is confirmed. Usual cutaneous treatment is 7-10 days, treat for 60 days in setting of bioterrorism with presumed aerosol exposure.
Treatment: Doxycycline + gentamicin or streptomycin. Other alternatives are doxycycline + rifampin, or a fluoroquinolone + rifampin, or TMP/SMX + gentamicin
Pneumonic Plague
Gentamicin (tobramycin) or streptomycin.
Alternatives are doxycycline, a fluoroquinolone, or chloramphenicol. May need to treat orally in mass exposure situations.
Q fever
Treatment: Doxycycline, erythromycin, consider a fluoroquinolone in meningitis.
Treatment: Streptomycin or gentamicin (tobramycin). Alternatives are doxycycline or a fluoroquinolone. Duration of treatment ranges from 10 - 21 days.
Small Pox
Treatment: Supportive care.
Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
Treatment: Supportive care, some reports of using ribavirin for the types above.
Supportive care, trivalent equine antitoxin (Types A, B, E).
Supportive care. If ingested, consider GI decontamination.
Supportive care.