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Case report: Severe typhus group rickettsiosis complicated by pulmonary edema in a returning traveler from Indonesia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22144455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a severe case of typhus group rickettsiosis in a returning traveler from Indonesia. This typically mild illness was characterized by progressive pulmonary edema and prolonged fever, with defervescence 4 days after the commencement of doxycycline.
Authors:
Alexander J Stockdale; Michael P Weekes; Bridget Kiely; Andrew M L Lever
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene     Volume:  85     ISSN:  1476-1645     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-06     Completed Date:  2012-02-01     Revised Date:  2013-06-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370507     Medline TA:  Am J Trop Med Hyg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1121-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Infectious Diseases, Cambridge University Hospitals National Health Service Foundation Trust, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom. alexstockdale@doctors.org.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Humans
Indonesia
Male
Pulmonary Edema / etiology,  microbiology*
Rickettsia typhi*
Travel*
Typhus, Endemic Flea-Borne / complications,  diagnosis*,  microbiology
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