Rickettsial infections are an unlikely cause of peripheral facial palsy in Southern Jutland, Denmark

CONCLUSION: Rickettsiosis is unlikely as a common cause of facial palsy in Southern Jutland, Denmark.FUNDING: The study was supported financially by the Knud and Edith Eriksen Mindefond and the Region of Southern Denmark.TRIAL REGISTRATION: The study population and the control group were approved by the Regional Committees on Health Research Ethics for Southern Denmark (S-20170136 and S-20170049) and by the Danish Data Protection Agency (17/31901 and 18/28928). All participants provided informed consent before their enrollment in the study.PMID:36065885
Source: Danish Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: research