Rickettsia felis Infection among Humans, Bangladesh, 2012–2013
Faria Ferdouse, Muhammad Akram Hossain, Shyamal Kumar Paul, Salma Ahmed, Md Chand Mahmud, Rajib Ahmed, A.K.M. Fazlul Haque, M. Nur-a-Alam Khan, Souvik Ghosh, Noriko Urushibara, and Nobumichi Kobayashi
Author affiliations: Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh (F. Ferdouse, M.A. Hossain, S.K. Paul, S. Ahmed, M.C. Mahmud, R. Ahmed, A.K.M.F. Haque, M.N.A. Khan); Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan (S. Ghosh, N. Urushibara, N. Kobayashi); Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, St. Kitts, West Indies (S. Ghosh)
Figure. Number of patients with fever of unknown origin and Rickettsia felis–positive cases in the Mymensingh Medical College hospital, Bangladesh, 2012–2013. Numbers in parentheses indicate rates of R. felis positivity for each month; dashed lines indicate monsoon season (June–October).
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