Relapsing fever

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Relapsing fever

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Relapsing fever" returned 115 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Plasmodium falciparum malaria co-infection with tick-borne relapsing fever in Dakar.
 

Author(s): Mamadou A Diallo, Baidy S Kane, Mouhamadou Ndiaye, Mouhamed Dieng, Khadim Diongue, Aida S Badiane, Mame Cheikh Seck, Daouda Ndiaye

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West African tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF) due to Borrelia crocidurae and malaria are co-endemics in Senegal. Although expected to be high, co-infections are rarely reported. A case of falciparum malaria and B. crocidurae co-infection in a patient from Velingara (South of Senegal) is discussed.

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2017

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Head Lice of Pygmies Reveal the Presence of Relapsing Fever Borreliae in the Republic of Congo.
 

Author(s): Nadia Amanzougaghene, Jean Akiana, Géor Mongo Ndombe, Bernard Davoust, Nardiouf Sjelin Nsana, Henri-Joseph Parra, Florence Fenollar, Didier Raoult, Oleg Mediannikov

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Head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis, occur in four divergent mitochondrial clades (A, B, C and D), each having particular geographical distributions. Recent studies suggest that head lice, as is the case of body lice, can act as a vector for louse-borne diseases. Therefore, understanding ...

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2016

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An Alternative Strategy of Preventive Control of Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever in Rural Areas of Sine-Saloum, Senegal.
 

Author(s): Georges Diatta, Oleg Mediannikov, Sylvie Boyer, Cheikh Sokhna, Hubert Bassène, Florence Fenollar, Gilles Chauvancy, Abdoul Aziz Ndiaye, Fatoumata Diene, Philippe Parola, Didier Raoult

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2016 Sep;95(3):537-45.

 

In Senegal, tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF) is a major cause of morbidity and a neglected public health problem. Borreliosis cases commonly detected in two villages led us to implement a borreliosis preventive control including cementing of floors in bedrooms and outbuildings attended ...

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2016

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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: 23 Nov 2015

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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: 2 Jan 2015

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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: 8 Aug 2013

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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: 16 Jun 2016

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Heat-Activated Target Therapy of Local-Regional Relapse in Breast Cancer Patients
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Breast Cancer

 

Last Updated: 30 May 2017

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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

 

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2017

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