We herein describe two severe cases of Mediterranean spotted fever caused by Rickettsia conorii. The ar- ticle presents polymerase chain reaction-restriction analysis as an early diagnostic tool for rickettsiosis caused by spotted fever group Rickettsiae. Timely microbiological diagnosis, the combined use of antibi- otics, intensive care measures and a multidisciplinary team approach are fundamental to manage these serious diseases.
|Numero di pagine||2|
|Rivista||INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND TROPICAL MEDICINE|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2015|