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IDCases. 2014 Mar 24;1(2):24-5. doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2014.03.002. eCollection 2014.

Traveler's encounter with nymphs in a hotel bed.

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1
Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA; Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA.
2
Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA; Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA; Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Palo Alto, CA, USA.

Abstract

This case illustrates skin lesions in a traveler staying in a hotel bed infested with tics. Although infestation of hotels with bedbugs belonging to the Cimex genus is a growing problem worldwide, tick infestation has never been reported before.

KEYWORDS:

Amblyomma; Ticks; Traveler

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