Peter Krause


Affiliation: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Country: USA


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    Krause P, McKay K, Thompson C, Sikand V, Lentz R, Lepore T, et al. Disease-specific diagnosis of coinfecting tickborne zoonoses: babesiosis, human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, and Lyme disease. Clin Infect Dis. 2002;34:1184-91 pubmed
    ..Physicians should consider use of tests designed to diagnose babesiosis and HGE in patients with Lyme disease who experience a prolonged flulike illness that fails to respond to appropriate antiborrelial therapy. ..
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    Krause P, Daily J, Telford S, Vannier E, Lantos P, Spielman A. Shared features in the pathobiology of babesiosis and malaria. Trends Parasitol. 2007;23:605-10 pubmed
    ..Continued investigation of similarities and differences in the pathogenesis of babesiosis and malaria should lead to additional fundamental insights for both conditions. ..
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    Krause P. Babesiosis. Med Clin North Am. 2002;86:361-73 pubmed
    ..Treatment consists of clindamycin and quinine or atovaquone and azithromycin and, in severe cases, exchange transfusion...
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    Krause P, McKay K, Gadbaw J, Christianson D, Closter L, Lepore T, et al. Increasing health burden of human babesiosis in endemic sites. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003;68:431-6 pubmed
    ..Few Babesia-infected children were hospitalized. Babesial incidence at endemic sites in southern New England appears to have risen during the 1990s to a level approaching that due to borreliosis...