Diagnostic dilemma in a returning traveler with fever.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This case report of fever of unknown origin in a returning traveler from South America illustrates the need for a thorough understanding of limitations of laboratory testing modalities in order to prevent delays in diagnosis in potentially fatal but curable diseases.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Catania, J; Martin, SS; Corey, GR; Sexton, DS

Published Date

  • September 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 77 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 85 - 86

PubMed ID

  • 23871414

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0070

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2013.05.013


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States