Imported lassa fever, pennsylvania, usa, 2010

Valerianna Amorosa, Adam MacNeil, Ryan McConnell, Ami Patel, Katherine E. Dillon, Keith Hamilton, Bobbie Rae Erickson, Shelley Campbell, Barbara Knust, Deborah Cannon, David Miller, Craig Manning, Pierre E. Rollin, Stuart T. Nichol

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We report a case of Lassa fever in a US traveler who visited rural Liberia, became ill while in country, sought medical care upon return to the United States, and subsequently had his illness laboratory confirmed. The patient recovered with supportive therapy. No secondary cases occurred.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1598-1600
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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