- Ryszard Żaba,
- Magdalena Jałowska,
- Michał J Kowalczyk,
- Monika Bowszyc-Dmochowska,
- Zygmunt Adamski,
- Andrzej Szkaradkiewicz
New Microbiol 2017 Apr 3;40(2). Epub 2017 Apr 3.
Department of Medical Microbiology, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poland.
Human cowpox represents a seldom diagnosed zoonosis but this diagnosis should be considered more frequently as the number of cases has increased in recent years. We describe a case of cowpox in an 11-year-old boy following regular direct daily contact with a domestic cat. The 11-year-old patient, an otherwise healthy boy, demonstrated skin ulceration located at his chin, with enlargement of regional lymph nodes and fever reaching 39°C. Read More