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Bed bugs can cause severe anaemia in adults.
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PMID:  22190128     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 60-year-old woman and her 67-year-old male partner, admitted for pneumonia and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction, respectively, had severe anaemia (Hb 5.3 and 5.2 g/dL, respectively), as a result from massive infestation with Cimex lectularius. After two erythrocyte transfusions and thorough decontamination, their clinical course was unremarkable.
Authors:
Maria Paulke-Korinek; Marton Széll; Hermann Laferl; Herbert Auer; Christoph Wenisch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Parasitology research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-1955     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703571     Medline TA:  Parasitol Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
4th Medical Department with Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine, Kaiser Franz Josef-Hospital, Vienna, Austria, maria.paulke-korinek@meduniwien.ac.at.
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