Probable case of spotted fever group rickettsial infection in a new suspected endemic area, Colombia.

@article{GmezQuintero2017ProbableCO,
  title={Probable case of spotted fever group rickettsial infection in a new suspected endemic area, Colombia.},
  author={Carlos H G{\'o}mez-Quintero and {\'A}lvaro Adolfo Faccini-Mart{\'i}nez and Carlos Andr{\'e}s Botero-Garc{\'i}a and Marcela Lozano and Liliana S{\'a}nchez-Lerma and Jorge D Miranda and Salim Mattar and Marylin Hidalgo},
  journal={Journal of infection and public health},
  year={2017},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={353-356}
}
Spoted fever group (SFG) rickettsioses are actually considered as emerging and re-emerging zoonotic diseases, caused by pathogenic bacteria of the spotted fever group rickettsiae (SFGR). Recently, serologic studies in human and animals conducted in Colombian Orinoquia, showed a high seroprevalence against SFGR. In June 2015, a 50-year-old male was admitted… CONTINUE READING