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Scand J Infect Dis. 2001;33(1):73-4.

Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis--a clinical case in Scandinavia.

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Department of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology University Hospital, Lund, Sweden.

Abstract

A clinical case of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in Scandinavia is presented. The patient developed high fever, myalgia, headache and dyspnoea. Doxycycline treatment resulted in a dramatic improvement. Laboratory confirmation included a fourfold change in anti-Ehrlichia equi IFA titre and a positive PCR confirmed by gene sequence analysis.

PMID:
11234985
DOI:
10.1080/003655401750064130
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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