Louseborne Relapsing Fever among East African Refugees, Italy, 2015
Anna Lucchini , Filippo Lipani, Cecilia Costa, Mariaelisabetta Scarvaglieri, Rosanna Balbiano, Sinibaldo Carosella, Andrea Calcagno, Sabrina Audagnotto, Anna Maria Barbui, Silvia Brossa, Valeria Ghisetti, Ivano Dal Conte, Pietro Caramello, and Giovanni Di Perri
Author affiliations: Ospedale Amedeo di Savoia, Turin, Italy (A. Lucchini, F. Lipani, R. Balbiano, S. Carosella, S. Audagnotto, V. Ghisetti, I. Dal Conte, P. Caramello); Università degli Studi di Torino, Turin (C. Costa, M. Scaravaglieri, A. Calcagno, S. Brossa, G. Di Perri); Città della Salute, Turin (A.M. Barbui)
Figure 2. Giemsa-stained thin blood smear showing spirochetes (arrows) in a 27-year-old male refugee from Somalia (patient 2) with louseborne relapsing fever, Italy, 2015. Original magnification ×1,000.
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