Louseborne Relapsing Fever among East African Refugees, Italy, 2015

@inproceedings{Lucchini2016LouseborneRF,
  title={Louseborne Relapsing Fever among East African Refugees, Italy, 2015},
  author={A. Lucchini and Filippo Lipani and Corrado Costa and Mariaelisabetta Scarvaglieri and Rosanna Balbiano and Sinibaldo Carosella and Andrea Calcagno and Sabrina Audagnotto and Anna Maria Barbui and Silvia Brossa and Valeria Ghisetti and Ivano Dal Conte and Pietro Caramello and Giovanni di Perri},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2016}
}
During June 9-September 30, 2015, five cases of louseborne relapsing fever were identified in Turin, Italy. All 5 cases were in young refugees from Somalia, 2 of whom had lived in Italy since 2011. Our report seems to confirm the possibility of local transmission of louse-borne relapsing fever. 
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