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Q Fever in returned febrile travelers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18346248     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Despite the worldwide distribution of Coxiella burnetii, Q fever is not a frequent infection in travelers. This disease should be considered in recent travelers from the tropics with unknown fever, headache, raised liver enzymes, and low platelets. Five cases in western travelers to the tropics returning with fever are presented.
Thuy-Huong Ta; Beatriz Jiménez; Miriam Navarro; Yolanda Meije; Francisco Javier González; Rogelio Lopez-Velez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of travel medicine     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1708-8305     ISO Abbreviation:  J Travel Med     Publication Date:    2008 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-18     Completed Date:  2008-04-10     Revised Date:  2009-07-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9434456     Medline TA:  J Travel Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  126-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Ramón y Cajal Hospital, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
Antigens, Bacterial / blood
Coxiella burnetii / immunology*
Doxycycline / therapeutic use
Fever / microbiology
Headache / microbiology
Middle Aged
Q Fever / diagnosis*,  drug therapy*,  virology
Retrospective Studies
Treatment Outcome
Tropical Climate
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Antigens, Bacterial; 564-25-0/Doxycycline

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