Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Complicated by Co-infection with Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae, China
Published Date:Nov 2016
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 22(11):1957-1960.
Severe Fever With Thrombocytopenia Syndrome
Severe Fever With Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Complicated By Co-infection With Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae, China
Severe Fever With Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus
Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae
Pubmed Central ID:PMC5088031
Description:During 2013-2015 in central China, co-infection with spotted fever group rickettsiae was identified in 77 of 823 patients infected with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus. Co-infection resulted in delayed recovery and increased risk for death, prompting clinical practices in the region to consider co-infection in patients with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome.
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