Eschar-associated Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis, Bahia, Brazil
Nanci Silva, Marina E. Eremeeva, Tatiana Rozental, Guilherme S. Ribeiro, Christopher D. Paddock, Eduardo Antonio G. Ramos, Alexsandra R.M. Favacho, Mitermayer G. Reis, Gregory A. Dasch, Elba R.S. de Lemos, and Albert I. Ko
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Medicine and Public Health School of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil (N. Silva); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M.E. Eremeeva, C.D. Paddock, G.A. Dasch); Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (T. Rozental, A.R.M. Favacho, E.R.S. de Lemos); Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Salvador (G.S. Ribeiro, E.A.G Ramos, M.G. Reis, A.I. Ko); Federal University of Bahia, Salvador (G.S. Ribeiro); Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (A.I. Ko)
Figure 1. Lesions on day 6 of illness of patient with eschar-associated rickettsial disease, Bahia, Brazil, 2007. A) Eschar on right wrist; B) papular skin rash on left elbow; C) ulcerated lesion on lower lip; D) erosions on tongue mucosa; E) vesicular papular lesions on trunk.
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