Heartland virus and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in immunocompromised patient, Missouri, USA

Abigail L. Carlson, Daniel M. Pastula, Amy J. Lambert, J. Erin Staples, Atis Muehlenbachs, George Turabelidze, Charles S. Eby, Jesse Keller, Brian Hess, Richard S. Buller, Gregory A. Storch, Kathleen Byrnes, Louis Dehner, Nigar Kirmani, F. Matthew Kuhlmann

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Abstract

Heartland virus is a suspected tickborne pathogen in the United States. We describe a case of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, then death, in an immunosuppressed elderly man in Missouri, USA, who was infected with Heartland virus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)893-897
Number of pages5
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume24
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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