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A 21-Year-Old Student with Fever and Profound Jaundice

  • Samson Ejiji Isa mail,

    ejijisa@yahoo.com

    Affiliations: Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Kenneth Ikenna Onyedibe,

    Affiliations: Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, Department of Medical Microbiology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Mark Ojogba Okolo,

    Affiliations: Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, Department of Medical Microbiology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Abiayi Elmina Abiba,

    Affiliation: Leptospirosis Unit, Central Diagnostics Laboratories National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Johnson Simon Mafuka,

    Affiliation: Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Gomerep Samuel Simji,

    Affiliations: Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Shehu Yakubu Nathan,

    Affiliation: Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Ubong Aniefok Udoh,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Sati Klein Awang,

    Affiliation: Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Daniel Zanyu Egah,

    Affiliations: Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, Department of Medical Microbiology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Edmond Banle Banwat,

    Affiliations: Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, Department of Medical Microbiology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

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  • Melanie Newport,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital, Brighton, Southeast England, United Kingdom, Global Health Programme, Brighton and Sussex University, Brighton, Southeast England, United Kingdom

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  • Ahmed Ahmed

    Affiliation: Royal Tropical Institute, KIT Biomedical Research, WHO/FAO/OIE and National Collaborating Center for Reference and research on Leptospirosis, Meibergdreef, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Published: January 09, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002534

About the Authors

Samson Ejiji Isa, Johnson Simon Mafuka, Gomerep Samuel Simji, Shehu Yakubu Nathan, Sati Klein Awang
Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Samson Ejiji Isa, Kenneth Ikenna Onyedibe, Mark Ojogba Okolo, Gomerep Samuel Simji, Daniel Zanyu Egah, Edmond Banle Banwat
Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Kenneth Ikenna Onyedibe, Mark Ojogba Okolo, Ubong Aniefok Udoh, Daniel Zanyu Egah, Edmond Banle Banwat
Department of Medical Microbiology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Abiayi Elmina Abiba
Leptospirosis Unit, Central Diagnostics Laboratories National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria
Melanie Newport
Department of Infectious Diseases, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital, Brighton, Southeast England, United Kingdom
Melanie Newport
Global Health Programme, Brighton and Sussex University, Brighton, Southeast England, United Kingdom
Ahmed Ahmed
Royal Tropical Institute, KIT Biomedical Research, WHO/FAO/OIE and National Collaborating Center for Reference and research on Leptospirosis, Meibergdreef, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: ejijisa@yahoo.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.