Splenic infarction in human babesiosis

Two cases and discussion

Diana F Florescu, Peter P. Sordillo, Andrew Glyptis, Elmela Zlatanic, Barbara Smith, Bruce Polsky, Emilia Mia Sordillo

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Abstract

We describe 2 patients with Babesia infection who presented with fever and multiple splenic infarcts. There were no other conditions present that could potentially be causes of splenic infarction. Although retinal infarction has been described rarely in patients with babesiosis, splenic infarction has not been reported previously in association with this infection in humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume46
Issue number1
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StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

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Splenic Infarction
Babesiosis
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Infarction
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  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Florescu, D. F., Sordillo, P. P., Glyptis, A., Zlatanic, E., Smith, B., Polsky, B., & Sordillo, E. M. (2008). Splenic infarction in human babesiosis: Two cases and discussion. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 46(1). https://doi.org/10.1086/524081

Splenic infarction in human babesiosis : Two cases and discussion. / Florescu, Diana F; Sordillo, Peter P.; Glyptis, Andrew; Zlatanic, Elmela; Smith, Barbara; Polsky, Bruce; Sordillo, Emilia Mia.

In: Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 46, No. 1, 01.01.2008.

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Florescu, DF, Sordillo, PP, Glyptis, A, Zlatanic, E, Smith, B, Polsky, B & Sordillo, EM 2008, 'Splenic infarction in human babesiosis: Two cases and discussion', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 46, no. 1. https://doi.org/10.1086/524081
Florescu, Diana F ; Sordillo, Peter P. ; Glyptis, Andrew ; Zlatanic, Elmela ; Smith, Barbara ; Polsky, Bruce ; Sordillo, Emilia Mia. / Splenic infarction in human babesiosis : Two cases and discussion. In: Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2008 ; Vol. 46, No. 1.
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