Louseborne Relapsing Fever in Young Migrants, Sicily, Italy, July-September 2015

Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Jan;22(1):152-3. doi: 10.3201/eid2201.151580.
No abstract available

Keywords: Borrelia recurrentis; Italy; Libya; Sicily; Somalia; bacteria; body louse; louseborne infections; louseborne relapsing fever; migrants; refugee camps; refugees; vector-borne infections; zoonoses.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Borrelia / pathogenicity
  • Humans
  • Relapsing Fever / diagnosis*
  • Relapsing Fever / microbiology*
  • Sicily
  • Transients and Migrants