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Fever With Rash in Patients Returning From Popular Tourist Resort Phuket, Thailand: Dengue-or Measles?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22943274     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report three recent cases of measles in travelers to a popular vacation resort, Phuket, Thailand, two initially diagnosed clinically as dengue, one as drug reaction. In countries with no indigenous measles, clinicians may no longer recognize the disease. When left misdiagnosed, the patients continue to be potential transmitters.
Anu Kantele; Leena Mattila; Kristi Ott; Irja Davidkin; Heli Siikamäki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-08-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of travel medicine     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1708-8305     ISO Abbreviation:  J Travel Med     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9434456     Medline TA:  J Travel Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  317-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2012 International Society of Travel Medicine.
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland; Departments of Clinical Medicine and; Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
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