Successful Treatment With Continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration (CVVH) of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Caused by Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction in a Patient With Severe LeptospirosisChowdhury, Farhana A. MD; Khillan, Rajnish MD; Htun, Wah Wah MD; Carey, Jeanne MD; Amdo, Tshering MDInfectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: March 2014 - Volume 22 - Issue 2 - p 118–119 doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e31828d7008 Case Reports Abstract Author Information Abstract Abstract: We report a case of severe leptospirosis acquired in an urban setting at a Halal poultry farm. After the initiation of antibiotic treatment, the patient developed a Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction and subsequent acute respiratory distress syndrome. He improved dramatically after receiving continuous veno-venous hemofiltration. Author Information From the Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. Correspondence to: Jeanne Carey, MD, Lutheran Medical Center, 150 55th St, Brooklyn, NY 11220. E-mail: email@example.com. The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose. © 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.