Relapsing fever

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Relapsing fever

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Relapsing fever" returned 124 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Detection of relapsing fever Borrelia spp., Bartonella spp. and Anaplasmataceae bacteria in argasid ticks in Algeria.
 

Author(s): Ismail Lafri, Basma El Hamzaoui, Idir Bitam, Hamza Leulmi, Reda Lalout, Oleg Mediannikov, Mohamed Chergui, Mohamed Karakellah, Didier Raoult, Philippe Parola

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Argasid ticks (soft ticks) are blood-feeding arthropods that can parasitize rodents, birds, humans, livestock and companion animals. Ticks of the Ornithodoros genus are known to be vectors of relapsing fever borreliosis in humans. In Algeria, little is known about relapsing fever ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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An unusual cause of fever of unknown origin with enlarged lymph nodes-relapsing polychondritis: A case report.
 

Author(s): Wei Liu, Hongli Jiang, Han Jing, Bing Mao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Nov;96(46):e8734.

 

Fever of unknown origin (FUO) is a common initial presentation leading to a diagnostic challenge.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Ecological niche modeling and distribution of Ornithodoros hermsi associated with tick-borne relapsing fever in western North America.
 

Author(s): Kylie M Sage, Tammi L Johnson, Michael B Teglas, Nathan C Nieto, Tom G Schwan

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Tick-borne relapsing fever in western North America is a zoonosis caused by the spirochete bacterium, Borrelia hermsii, which is transmitted by the bite of infected Ornithodoros hermsi ticks. The pathogen is maintained in natural cycles involving small rodent hosts such as chipmunks ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Relapsing fever" returned 13 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Borrelia miyamotoi Disease: Neither Lyme Disease Nor Relapsing Fever.
 

Author(s): Sam R Telford, Heidi K Goethert, Philip J Molloy, Victor P Berardi, Hanumara Ram Chowdri, Joseph L Gugliotta, Timothy J Lepore

Journal: Clin. Lab. Med.. 2015 Dec;35(4):867-82.

 

Borrelia miyamotoi disease (BMD) is a newly recognized borreliosis globally transmitted by ticks of the Ixodes persulcatus species complex. Once considered to be a tick symbiont with no public health implications, B miyamotoi is increasingly recognized as the agent of a nonspecific ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Tick-borne relapsing fever in a rural area of southern Spain].
 

Author(s): B Croche Santander, A Sánchez Carrión, E Campos, C Toro, L Marcos, J C Vargas, T Tort

Journal: An Pediatr (Barc). 2015 Jan;82(1):e73-7.

 

Tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF) is a zoonotic disease caused by spirochetes of the genus Borrelia. This disease is underdiagnosed in our area due to a low index of suspicion among clinicians, as well as its difficult diagnosis. This study aims to present our experience in the diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Relapsing fever borreliae in Africa.
 

Author(s): Haitham Elbir, Didier Raoult, Michel Drancourt

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2013 Aug;89(2):288-92.

 

The study of relapsing fever borreliae in Africa has long suffered from the use of non-specific laboratory tools for the direct detection of these spirochetes in clinical and vector specimens. Accordingly, Borrelia hispanica, Borrelia crocidurae, Borrelia duttonii, and Borrelia recurrentis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Hyperthermic Intra-Peritoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) in Relapse Ovarian Cancer Treatment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ovarian Epithelial Cancer Recurrent

 

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2017

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Perfusion-Induced Hyperthermia for Metastatic Carcinoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma; Solid Tumor, Adult

 

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2018

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HIFU Hyperthermia With Liposomal Doxorubicin (DOXIL) for Relapsed or Refractory Pediatric and Young Adult Solid Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rhabdomyosarcoma; Neuroblastoma; Sarcoma; Sarcoma, Ewing; Osteosarcoma; Desmoid

 

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2018

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