Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome
Patients present with fever and multiorgan dysfunction. Laboratory studies reveal thrombocytopenia and leukopenia. The clinical manifestations are similar to infection with the Heartland virus, which can be seen in the US. The diagnosis is clinical. Some specialized research laboratories may be able to isolate viral ribonucleic acid using the polymerase chain reaction on blood samples.
A93.8 – Other specified arthropod-borne viral fevers
414018003 – Disease transmitted by tick
- Sepsis causing fever and thrombocytopenia
- Viral illness causing fever and thrombocytopenia such as human immunodeficiency virus or hepatitis A, B, or C
- Thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura that presents with fever, anemia, thrombocytopenia, etc
- "B" symptoms of fever, weight loss, and cytopenia from tumor-related fever such as myelodysplasia, leukemia, or lymphoma