Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus: The First Case Report in Thailand

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Supitcha Ongkittikul, MD
Ruedeerat Watanawong, MD
Photchana Rompho, RN


We report a case of a 70-year-old Thai woman with severe fever and thrombocytopenia syndrome, who had lost all seven of her cats from sickness over a week. Diagnosis was established by the detection of viral RNA in serum via real-time polymerase chain reaction. Her symptoms improved after taking doxycycline orally and supportive treatment.


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Ongkittikul, MD S, Watanawong, MD R, Rompho, RN P. Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus: The First Case Report in Thailand. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2020 Sep. 25 [cited 2023 Dec. 8];16(2):204. Available from:
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