Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis - A clinical case in Scandinavia

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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.

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  • Infectious Medicine
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-74
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume33
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Division of Infection Medicine (SUS) (013008000)