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Revision as of 16:41, 12 September 2014

Background

  1. meningococcemia, malaria, leptospirosis, rickettsia- all treatable with abx
  2. also untreatable viruses- dengue, yellow fvr- but hem forms rarely seen in travelers
  3. also consider Ebola and Lassa fever- public health hazard
  4. h/o visit to rural area or contact with ill people in endemic area
  5. usually 3 wk after exposure

Differential Diagnosis

Fever in traveler

See Also

Travel Medicine