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Prolonged Fever, Hepatosplenomegaly, and Pancytopenia in a 46-Year-Old Woman

  • Liran Levy mail,

    levyliran@hadassah.org.il

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Abedelmajeed Nasereddin,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Moshe Rav-Acha,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Meirav Kedmi,

    Affiliation: Department of Hematology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Deborah Rund,

    Affiliation: Department of Hematology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Moshe E. Gatt

    Affiliation: Department of Hematology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Published: April 14, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000053

About the Authors

Liran Levy, Moshe Rav-Acha
Department of Internal Medicine, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Abedelmajeed Nasereddin
Department of Parasitology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Meirav Kedmi, Deborah Rund, Moshe E. Gatt
Department of Hematology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Corresponding Author

Email: levyliran@hadassah.org.il

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: LL AN MR-A MK DR MEG. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: LL AN MR-A MK DR MEG. Analyzed the results of the case investigations: MEG. Collected test results: AN DR MEG. Wrote the first draft of the paper: LL MEG. Contributed to the writing of the paper: AN MR-A MK DR MEG. Carried out the Leishmania serology, PCR, culture, and species zymodemal analysis: AN. Participated in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient: DR.