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Death of Hampton man with rare tick-borne virus probed

[CanLyme Note: Powassan virus was first reported in Powassan, Ontario, Canada in 1958.  (McLean DM, McQueen EJ, Petite HE, MacPherson LW, Scholten TH, Ronald K. Powassan virus: field investigations in Northern Ontario, 1959 to 1961. Can Med Assoc J (1962) 86(21):971–4.) 2017… “The prevalence of POWV in endemic areas may be much higher than originally believed. Some asymptomatic people in these areas have serologic evidence of Continues →

Case report: Co-infection of Rickettsia rickettsii and Streptococcus pyogenes: is fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever underdiagnosed?

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Dec;91(6):1154-5. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0437. Epub 2014 Oct 20. Raczniak GA1, Kato C2, Chung IH2, Austin A2, McQuiston JH2, Weis E2, Levy C2, Carvalho Mda G2, Mitchell A2, Bjork A2, Regan JJ2. Author information1Epidemic Intelligence Service, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Streptococcus Laboratory, Continues →