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  1. Human ehrlichiosis in the United States, 1985 to 1990.

    Article - En anglais


    To describe the epidemiology, clinical features, laboratory manifestations, response to therapy, and factors related to morbidity and mortality in a large group of patients with ehrlichiosis.




    Laboratory-based surveillance in the United States.


    237 patients whose serum had a fourfold increase or decrease in antibodies to Ehrlichia canis or E. chaffeensis.


    Epidemiologic, clinical, laboratory data, hospitalization, duration of illness, complications, and treatment response.


    From 1985 through 1990, 237 case-patients were identified in 21 states; rates exceeded 1 per 100 000 per year in only 5 counties.

    Incidence rates increased with age and were higher among men.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Ehrlichiose, Rickettsialose, Bactériose, Infection, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Prévalence, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ehrlichia infection, Rickettsialosis, Bacteriosis, Infection, Human, United States, North America, America, Prevalence, Epidemiology

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0420464

    Code Inist : 002B05B02L8. Création : 199406.