Case Report: Scrub Typhus and Q Fever Coinfection.

Authors:
Sangho Choi
Sangho Choi
University of Ulsan College of Medicine
Jeongmin Lee
Jeongmin Lee
College of Veterinary Medicine
Byoungchul Gill
Byoungchul Gill
Center for Immunology and Pathology
Minneapolis | United States
Yeong Seon Lee
Yeong Seon Lee
National Institute of Health
South Korea

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2019 May;100(5):1130-1133

Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea.

A 56-year-old female goat herder had scrub typhus that persisted after receiving doxycycline for 5 days. Her symptoms continued, prompting us to perform further examinations that revealed coinfection of Q fever and scrub typhus via molecular and serological testing. We also isolated using BALB/c mice and L929 cells.

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May 2019
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