Low-virulent Babesia venatorum infection masquerading as hemophagocytic syndrome

Abstract

Dear Editor, Babesiosis is a tick-borne zoonosis caused by intraerythrocytic protozoa. In Europe, it is probably underdiagnosed [1–4]. Symptoms can range from a mild flu-like disease to rapid death in immunocompromised patients. We report here on a 52-year-old splenectomized male, with a medical history including T cell large granular lymphocytic leukemia… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00277-017-3220-6

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@article{Blckberg2017LowvirulentBV, title={Low-virulent Babesia venatorum infection masquerading as hemophagocytic syndrome}, author={Jonas Bl{\"a}ckberg and Vladimir Lj Lazarevic and K P Hunfeld and Kristina E M Persson}, journal={Annals of Hematology}, year={2017}, pages={1-3} }