Illustrated Forensic PathologyA Fatal Case of Rickettsiosis From South AfricaBlumenthal, Ryan MBChB (Pret), MMed (Med Forens) (Pret), FC For Path (SA), Dip For Med (SA) PhD (Wits)∗; Hoosen, Anwar MSc, MBChB, MMed (Med Micro), FC Path (Clin Micro)†; Skosana, Lebogang Busisiwe MBChB, MMed (Med Micro), FC Path (Micro)†; Weyer, Jacqueline PhD, MPH‡,§Author Information From the Departments of ∗Forensic Medicine †Medical Microbiology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria ‡Centre for Emerging Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Sandringham §Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, School of Pathology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Manuscript received December 22, 2020; accepted January 28, 2021. The authors report no conflict of interest. Reprints: Ryan Blumenthal, MBChB (Pret), MMed (Med Forens) (Pret), FC For Path (SA), Dip For Med (SA) PhD (Wits), Department of Forensic Medicine, Rm 4-44, Pathology Bldg (Level 4), 5 Bophelo Rd, Prinshof South Campus, University of Pretoria, Corner of Steve Biko and dr Savage Rd, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, 0084. E-mail: [email protected]. The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology: September 2021 - Volume 42 - Issue 3 - p e57-e58 doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000671 Buy Metrics Abstract We present a case of fatal Rickettsiosis from South Africa. Copyright © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.