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First case of imported African tick-bite fever in Poland – Case report

 
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Department of Infectious Diseases, Medical University, Lublin, Poland
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Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UMR-IRD198, d’Université Aix Marseille, Faculté de Médecine, Marseille, France
Ann Agric Environ Med 2015;22(3):412–413
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ABSTRACT:
This is the first report of a case of African tick bite fever (ATBF) imported to Poland from South-Africa. The patient presented with fever of 38.4[sup]o[/sup]C, generalized maculopapular rash and single eschar. Diagnosis was confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) from eschar biopsies. The patient recovered without any sequelae after 7 days treatment with doxycycline.
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