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In summary, our report emphasizes that LBRF
can be complicated by pulmonary hemorrhages associated with impaired platelet and plasmatic coagulation (10), which can be mistaken for signs of tuberculosis.
LBRF is transmitted from person to person by the body louse (Pediculus humanus corporis) and less commonly the head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis) (Figure 4-15).
TBRF tends to produce more relapses (average of three) compared to LBRF (often just one).
In LBRF, the initial episode usually lasts 5 to 7 days and is usually followed by a single, milder episode.
DNA was extracted from blood specimens from the 3 patients and used for molecular identification and characterization of the etiologic agent of LBRF.
We report 3 patients in Italy with LBRF who migrated from Somalia.
Because the 3 cases we observed might indicate that more migrants and refugees are infected, LBRF should be considered an emerging disease among migrants and refugees.