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Volume 19, Number 10—October 2013

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Rickettsia slovaca Infection in Humans, Portugal

Rita de SousaComments to Author , Branca Isabel Pereira, Claúdia Nazareth, Susana Cabral, Conceição Ventura, Pedro Crespo, Nuno Marques, and Saraiva da Cunha
Author affiliations: National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Águas de Moura, Portugal (R. de Sousa); University Hospitals of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal (B.I. Pereira, C. Nazareth, S. Cabral, C. Ventura, P. Crespo, N. Marques, S. da Cunha)

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Figure 1

Inoculation eschar surrounded by an erythematous halo at the site of a tick bite on the scalp of a female patient in Portugal. Tick-borne lymphoadenopathy caused by Rickettsia slovaca infection was later confirmed.

Figure 1. . . Inoculation eschar surrounded by an erythematous halo at the site of a tick bite on the scalp of a female patient in Portugal. Tick-borne lymphoadenopathy caused by Rickettsia slovaca infection was later confirmed.

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