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==Background==
 
==Background==
*New phlebovirus discovered in NW Missouri 2012, cases also describe in Tennessee
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*Transmitted by lone star tick
 
*Transmitted by lone star tick
 
*8 reported cases (as of 2014)<ref>http://www.cdc.gov/ncezid/dvbd/heartland/</ref>
 
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==Clinical Features==
 
==Clinical Features==
 
*Similar to other tick-born illnesses: fatigue, fever, arthralgias and myalgias
 
*Similar to other tick-born illnesses: fatigue, fever, arthralgias and myalgias
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*Leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, elevated transaminases
 
*Leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, elevated transaminases
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
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Latest revision as of 12:41, 24 September 2016

Background

  • New phlebovirus discovered in NW Missouri 2012, cases also describe in Tennessee[1]
  • Transmitted by lone star tick
  • 8 reported cases (as of 2014)[2]
Heartland virus cases
Year Location Deaths Cases
2009 Northwestern Missouri 0 2
2012-2013[3] Missouri, Tennessee[4] 1 6
2014 Missouri,[5] Oklahoma[6] 1 2

Clinical Features

  • Similar to other tick-born illnesses: fatigue, fever, arthralgias and myalgias
  • Diarrhea
  • Leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, elevated transaminases

Differential Diagnosis

Tick Borne Illnesses

Workup

  • No confirmatory testing available

Management

  • Supportive measures

Disposition

  • Discharge unless patient with other serious medical illness

See Also

External Links

References