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[Fever and vesiculopapular exanthema due to infection with Rickettsia africae after a sojourn in South Africa]

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A 26-year-old woman, who had visited the Krugerpark in South Africa 5 days before, presented with fever, a skin lesion with a black crust (eschar), lymphadenopathy and a vesiculo papular rash. The clinical diagnosis 'Rickettsia africae infection' was confirmed by specific serological tests. A second patient aged 43 years, whose vesicular rash did not respond to flucloxacillin had been in the Krugerpark one week before and on examination was found with 2 eschars. Based on epidemiological and c...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
Volume:
145
Issue:
3
Pages:
138-141
Publication date:
2001-01-01
EISSN:
1876-8784
ISSN:
0028-2162
Source identifiers:
31822
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
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Pubs id:
pubs:31822
UUID:
uuid:41ea895f-fef3-48ae-bd7d-0a29066e348e
Local pid:
pubs:31822
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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