Latest Publications and Research on Whipple’s Disease
Identification of putative drug targets and annotation of unknown proteins in Tropheryma whipplei.
Tropheryma whipplei (T. whipplei) is the causative agent of Whipple's disease and blood culture-negative endocarditis. Due to the variability of sympt... Read More
Open Forum Infect Dis
Diagnostic Approach for Classic Compared With Localized Whipple Disease.
Crews NR, Cawcutt KA, Pritt BS, Patel R, Virk A
Whipple disease (WD), a rare systemic infection caused by Tropheryma whipplei, can be a diagnostic challenge due to its variable presentation. The rol... Read More
Secondary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) as an initial presentation of Whipple's disease.
Priest DH, Grote TH, Staley SL, Berger WS, Norman ES, Smith BS
Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a heterogeneous autoimmune disease characterized by low platelet count that has been associated with a number of chro... Read More
Infection 2018 Jul 10
Limbic encephalitis as a relapse of Whipple's disease with digestive involvement and spondylodiscitis.
Brönnimann D, Vareil MO, Sibon I, Lagier JC, Lepidi H, Puges M, Haneche F, Raoult D, Desclaux A, Neau D, Cazanave C
Many clinical manifestations can be related to Tropheryma whipplei infection.... Read More
Case Rep Med
Isolated Knee Arthritis as Early and Only Symptom of Whipple's Disease.
Giunchi D, Marcoli N, Deabate L, Delcogliano M, Testa E, Candrian C, Gaffurini P
We report a case of isolated Whipple's disease involving the knee of a 64-year-old female patient who presented recurrent monoarthritis whose origin w... Read More