We report a case of a 70-year-old Thai woman with severe fever and thrombocytopenia syndrome, who had lost all seven of her cats from sickness over a week. Diagnosis was established by the detection of viral RNA in serum via real-time polymerase chain reaction. Her symptoms improved after taking doxycycline orally and supportive treatment.
severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus, Phlebovirus, encephalopathy
Received: November 15, 2019
Revision received: March 25, 2020
Accepted after revision: April 15, 2020
BKK Med J 2020;16(2): 204-206.