Rickettsialpox in North Carolina: a case report.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We report a case of rickettsialpox from North Carolina confirmed by serologic testing. To our knowledge, this case is the first to be reported from this region of the United States. Including rickettsialpox in the evaluation of patients with eschars or vesicular rashes is likely to extend the recognized geographic distribution of Rickettsia akari, the etiologic agent of this disease.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Krusell, A; Comer, JA; Sexton, DJ

Published Date

  • July 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 727 - 728

PubMed ID

  • 12095443

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2730333

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1080-6040

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid0807.010501


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States