Boutonneuse fever transmitted by conjunctival inoculation


We report three cases (two adult males and a 12-year-old child) of boutonneuse fever produced by inoculation of the conjunctival mucosa (probably through accidental entry ofR. conorii fluid into the eyes through rubbing or splashing). All three patients developed similar symptoms of disease, including high fever, headache, maculopapular exanthem, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01727425


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@article{Ruz1988BoutonneuseFT, title={Boutonneuse fever transmitted by conjunctival inoculation}, author={Alejando Ru{\'i}z and A. Jim{\'e}nez and M-H. Ruz and Blas Gil Extremera}, journal={Klinische Wochenschrift}, year={1988}, volume={66}, pages={1212-1213} }