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Lyme disease in the state of Tocantins, Brazil: report of the first cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23141972     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lyme disease is an underdiagnosed zoonosis in Brazil. There are no cases registered in the state of Tocantins, the newest Brazilian state. The cases of three patients in contact with rural areas in three Tocantins' districts are herein described, and the Brazilian literature is reviewed.
Authors:
César Omar Carranza-Tamayo; José Nilton Gomes da Costa; Whisllay Maciel Bastos
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-11-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1678-4391     ISO Abbreviation:  Braz J Infect Dis     Publication Date:    2012 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  2013-06-19     Revised Date:  2013-08-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9812937     Medline TA:  Braz J Infect Dis     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  586-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Editora Ltda. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Superintendence of Surveillance and Health Protection, Department of Health of the State of Tocantins, Palmas, TO, Brazil. rhasec3@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Brazil / epidemiology
Female
Humans
Lyme Disease / diagnosis*,  epidemiology
Male
Middle Aged
Young Adult

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