Human Case of Ehrlichia chaffeensis Infection, Taiwan.

Emerg Infect Dis 2019 11;25(11):2141-2143

In 2018, an immunosuppressed woman in southern Taiwan had onset of fever, chills, myalgia, malaise, thrombocytopenia, lymphocytopenia, and elevated hepatic transaminases. Investigation revealed infection with Ehrlichia chaffeensis. This autochthonous case of human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis was confirmed by PCR, DNA sequencing, and seroconversion.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2511.190665DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6810210PMC
November 2019

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