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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
Volume 2013, Article ID 562175, 3 pages
Case Report

A Case of Mixed Infections in a Patient Presenting with Acute Febrile Illness in the Tropics

1Department of Medicine, Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar Seremban, Jalan Rasah, 70300 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
2Department of Medicine, Clinical School, International Medical University, Jalan Rasah, 70300 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Received 30 November 2012; Accepted 3 February 2013

Academic Editors: M. Caira, W. Chierakul, and P. Horrocks

Copyright © 2013 L. S. Yong and K. C. Koh. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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