Louse-borne relapsing fever profile at Felegehiwot referral hospital, Bahir Dar city, Ethiopia: a retrospective study

@inproceedings{Yimer2013LouseborneRF,
  title={Louse-borne relapsing fever profile at Felegehiwot referral hospital, Bahir Dar city, Ethiopia: a retrospective study},
  author={Mulat Yimer and Wondemagegn Mulu and Workneh Ayalew and Bayeh Abera},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundLouse- borne relapsing fever is an acute febrile illness caused by Borrelia recurrentis and is transmitted by body lice, Pediculus humanus corporis. The disease has occurred as epidemic in different parts of the country.Therefore, the aim of this retrospective study was conducted to assess the LBRF profile for the last four years.MethodsA retrospective study was conducted on patients with LBRF admitted from 2009–2012 at Felegehiwot referral hospital. The diagnosis was based on both… CONTINUE READING
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