Case report| Volume 47, ISSUE 1, P85-86, July 2003

Download started.


Erythroid hypoplasia associated with leptospirosis

      We wish to report a case of erythroid hypoplasia in a 30 year old man admitted to our hospital on 6/11/98 with Weil's Disease. He presented with symptoms of meningism, dyspnoea, fever and jaundice and gave a recent history of canoeing in the river Liffey, Dublin, but had no other significant past medical, including drug, history.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'


      Subscribe to Journal of Infection
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect


        • Nicodema A.C.
        • Medeiros N.
        • del Negro G.
        • Amato Neto V.
        Haematologic changes in leptospirosis.
        Rev Inst Trop Sao Paulo. Mar–Apr 1989; 31: 71-79
        • Gorissen W.M.
        • Wieshammer S.
        Weil's syndrome with bone marrow involvement while collecting walnuts.
        Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2001; 126: 1132-1135
        • Tappero J.W.
        • Ashford D.A.
        • Bradley A.P.
        Mandel G.L. Bennet J.E. Dolin R. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. 5th Ed. Churchill-Livingstone, London2000: 2495