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Slovenska pediatrija 2022; 29: 154-158

https://doi.org/10.38031/slovpediatr-2022-3-06en

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A FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD GIRL WITH HAEMORRHAGIC FEVER WITH RENAL SYNDROME

Špela Urankar Brvar
Zdravstveni dom Domžale, Domžale, Slovenija

Maja Arnež
Klinika za infekcijske bolezni in vročinska stanja, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija in Katedra za infekcijske bolezni in epidemiologijo, Medicinska fakulteta, Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Simona Bizjak Vojinovič
Klinika za infekcijske bolezni in vročinska stanja, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Abstract

In 2021, Slovenia faced an outbreak of hantavirus infection, which causes haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. In children, haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome is rare. In this article, we present a 14-year-old girl with haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, which was caused by Puumala virus.

Key words: haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, hantavirus, Puumala virus, children