Case 33-1993: A 50-Year-Old Man with Onset of Fever and Diarrhea in Morocco

Richard C. Cabot, Robert E. Scully, Eugene J. Mark, William F. Mcneely, Betty U. Mcneely, Richard S. Blumberg, Carolyn C. Compton

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Abstract

Presentation of Case A 50-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of fever of unknown origin and diarrhea. The patient had been in stable health until three months earlier, when fever and diarrhea developed while he was on a camping trip in Morocco. The fever subsided after five days, recurred one week later, and subsided again in one week after the administration of an unknown antibiotic. Six weeks before entry, intermittent fever recurred, with the temperature rising to 39.4 °C and with chills, malaise, and diarrhea. The fever usually began in the afternoon, worsened at night, and subsided in…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)561-568
Number of pages8
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume329
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 19 1993

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Cabot, R. C., Scully, R. E., Mark, E. J., Mcneely, W. F., Mcneely, B. U., Blumberg, R. S., & Compton, C. C. (1993). Case 33-1993: A 50-Year-Old Man with Onset of Fever and Diarrhea in Morocco. New England Journal of Medicine, 329(8), 561-568. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199308193290809