Guillian-barre syndrome with falciparum malaria and scrub typhus mixed infection-an unusual combination

Rahul Sai Gangula, Weena Stanley, Arunsheshu Vandanapu, M. Mukhyaprana Prabhu

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Guillian-Barre Syndrome is very rare in parasitic and rickettsial infection. Here we report a case of Plasmodium falciparum and scrub typhus mixed infection, presented with quadriparesis. Clinical, Serological, CSF analysis and Nerve Conduction Studies were consistent with Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (variant of GBS). After administration of antimalarials and antibiotics for the mixed infection, patient gradually improved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)OD10-OD11
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2017


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  • Clinical Biochemistry

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