Human rickettsialpox, southeastern Mexico

  • Zavala-Castro J
  • Zavala-Velázquez J
  • Peniche-Lara G
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Abstract

The detection of Rickettsia akari in 2 human patients increased the diversity of rickettsioses affecting the public health in the southeast of Mexico. Rickettsialpox should be considered in the differential diagnosis with other febrile illnesses for the correct diagnosis and accurate treatment of this potential threat to human health.

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Authors

  • Jorge E. Zavala-Castro

  • Jorge E. Zavala-Velázquez

  • Gaspar F. Peniche-Lara

  • Justo E. Sulú Uicab

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