Holiday souvenirs from the Mediterranean: three instructive cases of visceral leishmaniasis

Buonomano, Roberto; Brinkmann, Franziska; Leupin, Nicolas; Boscacci, R; Zimmermann, Arthur; Muller, Norbert; Fux, Christoph (2009). Holiday souvenirs from the Mediterranean: three instructive cases of visceral leishmaniasis. Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, 41(10), pp. 777-81. Oslo: Informa Healthcare 10.1080/00365540903104127

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With expanding travel activities, visceral leishmaniasis increasingly occurs in non-endemic areas and affects immunocompetent individuals with no other risk factor than holidays at the Mediterranean coast. We report 3 instructive Swiss cases of visceral leishmaniasis presenting with fever of unknown origin and pancytopenia and review current diagnostic and therapeutic concepts.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Theodor Kocher Institute
04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute of Pathology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Clinic of Infectiology

UniBE Contributor:

Boscacci, Rémy; Zimmermann, Arthur and Fux, Christoph Andreas

ISSN:

0036-5548

ISBN:

19593691

Publisher:

Informa Healthcare

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:08

Last Modified:

30 May 2017 10:23

Publisher DOI:

10.1080/00365540903104127

PubMed ID:

19593691

Web of Science ID:

000271468600012

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/30001 (FactScience: 165650)

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