A case of meningoencephalitis by the relapsing fever spirochaete Borrelia miyamotoi in Europe.

@article{Hovius2013ACO,
  title={A case of meningoencephalitis by the relapsing fever spirochaete Borrelia miyamotoi in Europe.},
  author={Joppe W. R. Hovius and Bob de Wever and Maaike Sohne and Matthijs C Brouwer and Jeroen Coumou and Alex Wagemakers and Anneke Oei and H Marieke Knol and Sukanya Narasimhan and Caspar J. Hodiamont and Setareh Jahfari and Steven T. Pals and Hugo M. Horlings and Erol Fikrig and Hein Sprong and Marinus H. J. van Oers},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2013},
  volume={382 9892},
  pages={658}
}
On April 1 2012, a 70-year-old patient came to our clinic reporting slow cognitive processing, memory defi cits, and a disturbed gait, all of which had gradually developed over several months and progressed during the last few weeks before the patient’s initial visit. He did not report fever, and he had not been outside the country for several years. He had recently been treated with CHOP (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisolone), poly chemo therapy, and rituximab (last… CONTINUE READING