Volume 23, Number 3—March 2017
Imported Leptospira licerasiae Infection in Traveler Returning to Japan from Brazil
|Patient no.||Age, y/sex||Location||Occupation||Symptoms||Therapy||Prognosis||Ref.|
|VAR10||31/F||Varillal, Peru||Food vendor||2-d history of fever, malaise, chills, headache, dizziness||Antipyretics||Resolved 5 d later||(7)|
|HAI029||19/F||Iquitos, Peru||Student/ domestic worker||5-d history of fever, malaise, chills, headache, dizziness, leg pain and weakness, abdominal pain, anorexia, nausea, vomiting||None||Resolved†||(7)|
|NIID18||40/M||Corumbá, Brazil||Camera crew||1-d history of fever, shaking chills, retroorbital pain, arthralgia and myalgia in elbow and knee joints, burning skin pain over the whole body, congested bulbar conjunctivae||CTRX 2 g/d for 4 d, then DOX 100 mg 2×/d for 3 d||Resolved within 3 d after initiation of CTRX||This study|
*CTRX, ceftriaxone; DOX, doxycycline; ref., reference.
†The day when the symptoms resolved was not described in the report.
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