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Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 May;24(5):893-897. doi: 10.3201/eid2405.171802.

Heartland Virus and Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in Immunocompromised Patient, Missouri, USA.

Abstract

Heartland virus is a suspected tickborne pathogen in the United States. We describe a case of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, then death, in an immunosuppressed elderly man in Missouri, USA, who was infected with Heartland virus.

KEYWORDS:

Bunyaviridae; Hantaviridae Missouri; Phenuiviridae; Phlebovirus; United States; arbovirus; heartland virus; hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis; immunocompromised; viruses

PMID:
29664369
PMCID:
PMC5938783
DOI:
10.3201/eid2405.171802
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