Q fever, caused by Coxiella burnetii, is an emergent infectious disease in Taiwan. Major clinical presentations of indigenous cases of acute Q fever were acute febrile illness and hepatitis. Here, we report a case of acute Q fever complicated with mild jaundice and pleuritis. He did not respond well to doxycycline or levofloxacin initially, but recovered subsequently with adjuvant steroid therapy.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Internal Medicine of Taiwan|
|Publication status||Published - 2007 Dec|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Internal Medicine