Diversity and combinations of infectious agents in 38 adults with an infection-triggered reactive haemophagocytic syndrome: a multicenter study.

@article{Lerolle2016DiversityAC,
  title={Diversity and combinations of infectious agents in 38 adults with an infection-triggered reactive haemophagocytic syndrome: a multicenter study.},
  author={Nathalie Lerolle and Moussa Laanani and S{\'e}bastien Garny de La Rivi{\`e}re and Lionel Galicier and Paul Coppo and J. L. Meynard and J. Vega Molina and Elie Azoulay and C{\'e}dric Aumont and Christophe Marzac and L Fardet and Olivier Lambotte},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={268.e1-8}
}
Reactive haemophagocytic syndrome (HS) is a rare condition that occurs in patients with infections, haematological malignancies or autoimmune diseases. Although various microorganisms are thought to trigger HS, most of the literature data on this topic have been gathered in single-centre case series. Here, we sought to characterize infectious triggers in a large, multicentre cohort of patients with HS. Patients were included in the present study if HS was solely due to one or more infections… CONTINUE READING
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