Mediterranean spotted fever with haemolysis is reported in a glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficient Algerian man. The clinical course was unusually severe for a 27-year-old patient. The authors suspect G6PD deficiency to be a cause of enhanced severity in Mediterranean spotted fever as well as in other rickettsioses.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Infectious Diseases