Fièvre boutonneuse méditerranéenne diagnostiquée pendant la saison froide: quatre cas

Translated title of the contribution: Mediterranean Spotted Fever in the wintertime

G. Tringali, C. Occhino, S. Mansueto, D. H. Walker, D. Raoult

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Abstract

The authors report 4 cases of Mediterranean Spotted diagnosed in Sicily and France during the wintertime. All of the 4 wre confirmed by serological means (Indirect immunofluorescence). One case was confirmed by demonstration of Rickettsia in skin biopsy, in another case the hemolymph test of the tick found on the patient was positive. These cases are interesting because they were diagnosed outside of the warm weather period where the tick activity is at the peak.

Translated title of the contributionMediterranean Spotted Fever in the wintertime
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)183-184
Number of pages2
JournalMedecine et Maladies Infectieuses
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1986
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Boutonneuse fever
  • Epidemiology
  • Epidémiologie
  • Fièvre boutonneuse méditerranéenne
  • Hiver
  • Mediterranean Spotted Fever
  • Rickettsia conori
  • Rickettsia conorii
  • Wintertime

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases

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