Fever and thrombocytopenia
Low blood platelets occur in a large number of febrile illnesses, including:
1 . Dengue fever / dengue haemorrhagic fever / dengue shock syndrome
2 . Septicaemia, including Gram-negative bacteria, typhoid, leptospirosis and borreliosi
4. Rodent-borne viruses such as Hanta and Lassa feve
6. Malaria ??
7. Visceral leishmaniasis
8. TTP-HUS (thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura – haemolytic uraemic syndrome): often aftercolitis which was treated with antibiotics (lysis of Shiga-toxin containing bacteria).