Human anaplasmosis presenting as atypical pneumonitis in France.

@article{Remy2003HumanAP,
  title={Human anaplasmosis presenting as atypical pneumonitis in France.},
  author={V{\'e}ronique Remy and Yves Hansmann and Sylvie Josiane De Martino and Daniel Christmann and Philippe Brouqui},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={846-8}
}
Human anaplasmosis is a febrile illness caused by Anaplasma phagocytophilum, an intracellular bacterium transmitted by Ixodes ticks in the United States and Europe. Although cough is reported in 30% of the American cases, interstitial pneumonitis has been noted only once. Of the 9 confirmed cases reported in Europe, 3 presented with atypical pneumonitis. A. phagocytophilum should be added to the list of agents responsible for interstitial pneumonitis, especially in areas where human… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

Tick- and flea-borne rickettsial emerging zoonoses.

Veterinary research • 2005
View 8 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Tick-and flea-borne rickettsial emerging zoonoses

Philippe PAROLAa, Bernard DAVOUSTb, Didier RAOULTa
2005
View 8 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Other tick-borne diseases in Europe.

Current problems in dermatology • 2009

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…