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Volume 16, Number 7—July 2010


Rickettsia felis–associated Uneruptive Fever, Senegal

Cristina Socolovschi, Oleg Mediannikov, Cheikh Sokhna, Adama Tall, Georges Diatta, Hubert Bassene, Jean-François Trape, and Didier RaoultComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, Marseille, France (C. Socolovschi, O. Mediannikov, D. Raoult); Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, Dakar, Senegal (O. Mediannikov, C. Sokhna, G. Diatta, H. Bassene, J.-F. Trape); Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar (A. Tall)

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Table 2

Clinical signs and symptoms in and epidemiologic data for patients with flea-borne spotted fever, rural Senegal, November 2008–July 2009*

Village Sampling date Age, y/sex Temperature, °C Signs and symptoms
Dielmo 2009 Jun 57/F 38.4 Fatigue
2009 Apr 40/F 39.5 Chills, fatigue, headache, poor appetite, thirst, pharyngitis, sleep disorders, rhinitis, urinary pain
2009 Jun 2/F 38 Fatigue
2009 Jan 2/M 38.1 Cough, rhinitis,
2009 Apr 3/M 38.1 Poor appetite, cough, sleep disorders
2009 Jul 3/M 38.5 Headache, fatigue, poor appetite, sleep disorders

2008 Dec 6/F
39.7 Headache
2009 Jan
Ndiop 2009 Apr 10/F 38.7 Fatigue, headache, nausea, vomiting

*Fever was part of the case definition and therefore part of the clinical picture for all patients.

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