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Multiorgan Dysfunction Caused by Travel-associated African Trypanosomiasis

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Cottle, Lucy E., Peters, Joanna R., Hall, Alison, Bailey, Wendi, Noyes, Harry A., Rimington, Jane E., Beeching, Nicholas ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7019-8791, Squire, Bertie ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7173-9038 and Beadsworth, Mike (2012) 'Multiorgan Dysfunction Caused by Travel-associated African Trypanosomiasis'. Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol 18, Issue 2, pp. 287-289.

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Abstract

We describe a case of multiorgan dysfunction secondary to Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense infection acquired on safari in Zambia. This case was one of several recently reported to ProMED-mail in persons who had traveled to this region. Trypanosomiasis remains rare in travelers but should be considered in febrile patients who have returned from trypanosomiasis-endemic areas of Africa.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WC Communicable Diseases > WC 20 Research (General)
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 705 Trypanosomiasis
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > Clinical Group
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.3201/eid1802.111479
Depositing User: Lynn Roberts-Maloney
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 12:48
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:08
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/4688

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