TITLE

Plasma Exchange--Associated Immunoglobulin M--Negative Hantavirus Disease after a Camping Holiday in Southern France

AUTHOR(S)
Keyaerts, Els; Ghijsels, Erik; Lemey, Philippe; Maes, Piet; Zachée, Pierre; Daelemans, Ronald; Vervoort, Tony; Mertens, Gerhard; Ranst, Marc Van; Clement, Jan
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p1350
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 37-year-old Belgian patient presented with acute nephropathia epidemica shortly after a camping holiday in southern France. At admission, the temperature was 38.5 ° blood pressure was 112/49 mm Hg, and respiratory rate was 22 breaths per mm. Abdominal palpation revealed nothing abnormal, but right renal percussion was painful. The chest radiograph revealed a normal heart and mediastinum, but pulmonary vascular congestion and Kerley B-lines were present at the right lung basis.
ACCESSION #
13077110

 

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