TABLE 1

Clinical manifestations of Tropheryma whipplei infectiona

Classic Whipple's disease (% incidence)Chronic localized infectionsbAcute infectionsb
Weight loss (79–99)EndocarditisGastroenteritis
Gastroenteritis (63–85)EncephalitisPneumonia
Abdominal pain (23–60)Bacteremia
Arthritis (20–83)
Neurological symptoms (6–63)
  • a See text for references.

  • b Values for relative incidence are unknown.