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Rickettsia felis infection in Sweden: report of two cases with subacute meningitis and review of the literature.
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PMID:  20735330     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Two patients with headache and pleocytosis were diagnosed with Rickettsia felis infection using a polymerase chain reaction of cerebrospinal fluid and serological testing. Sequencing of the amplified products showed that they were 99-100% homologous to R. felis. These cases add to our knowledge of the clinical manifestations, as well as the geographical distribution, of this spotted fever agent.
A Lindblom; Kristoffer Severinson; Kenneth Nilsson
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-08-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1651-1980     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0215333     Medline TA:  Scand J Infect Dis     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  906-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Unit of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
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