Clin Infect Dis 2012(Feb)
Fatal Ehrlichial Myocarditis in a Healthy Adolescent: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
Havens NS, Kinnear BR, Mató S
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia.
Ehrlichial myocarditis is an unusual finding in nonimmunosuppressed patients. A case of fatal ehrlichiosis with rapidly progressive myocarditis and multiorgan failure from Ehrlichia chaffeensis in a previously healthy adolescent is described.