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Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2016, Article ID 2483183, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2483183
Case Report

Human Herpesvirus 6 Infection Presenting as an Acute Febrile Illness Associated with Thrombocytopenia and Leukopenia

1University Medical Center Ljubljana, Japljeva 2, SI-1525 Ljubljana, Slovenia
2Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloška 4, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Received 30 June 2016; Accepted 1 November 2016

Academic Editor: Miguel O’Ryan

Copyright © 2016 Maja Arnež et al. 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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