A patient who has just come back from Southeast Asia presents with fever and fatigue. The laboratory exam reveals the presence of Torres inclusion bodies. He may have which of the following conditions?
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Torres bodies are intranuclear, acidophilic inclusions seen in yellow fever.
However, the diagnosis of yellow fever is clinical and relies on the patient's history.
Serology is never 100% accurate for yellow fever.
Because of the bleeding potential, a liver biopsy is almost never done in patients with yellow fever.
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