Tick-borne-associated illnesses in the pediatric intensive care unit

Kaila Lessner, Conrad Krawiec

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When unrecognized and antibiotic delay occurs, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain-spotted fever, babesiosis, and human ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis can result in multiorgan system dysfunction and potentially death. This review focuses on the early recognition, evaluation, and stabilization of the rare life-threatening sequelae seen in tick-borne illnesses that require admission in the pediatric intensive care unit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number2000080
Pages (from-to)269-275
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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