TITLE

Leptospirosis: pulmonary hemorrhage in a returned traveller

AUTHOR(S)
Victor Leung; Me-Linh Luong; Libman, Michael
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, pE423
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 33-year old man who has suffered general malaise and fever and has eventually developed shortness of breath and dry cough. The laboratory investigations have showed thrombocytopenia, anemia, elevated aspartate aminotransferase, and acute renal failure. It says that leptospirosis infection has been retrospectively confirmed through convalescent and acute serological testing.
ACCESSION #
61409134

 

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