Tag Archives: ID

EUH Resident Report: Conditions exhibiting fever without tachycardia/causes of fever with relative bradycardia

Bottom line: Conditions exhibiting fever without tachycardia/causes of fever with relative bradycardia (listed in alphabetical order):  babesiosis, beta blockers, brucellosis (combination of signs is not common), central nervous system (CNS) lesions, Chagas’ disease, Coxiella burnetii, cytomegalovirus heterophile-negative mononucleosis, dengue fever, digitalis, drug … Continue reading

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Review of endocarditis due to HASEK (Haemophilus species, Actinobacillus, Cardiobacterium, Eikenella and Kingella species)

Raza, Sania S, Omer WSultan, and Muhammad RSohail. “Gram-negative bacterial endocarditis in adults: state-of-the-heart.” Expert review of anti-infective therapy 8.8 (2010):879-85.  

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Review of ocular syphilis

Davis, Janet L. “Ocular syphilis.” Current opinion in ophthalmology 25.6 (2014):513-8. jkn 2/9/16

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Diantamoeba fragilis as a cause of gastrointestinal (GI) clinical symptoms such as diarrhea

Bottom line: Numerous reports from all over the world describe associations between diantamoeba fragilis and various GI symptoms, such as diarrhea. Evidence: Stark D, Barratt J, Roberts T, Marriott D, Harkness J, Ellis J. A review of the clinical presentation … Continue reading

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Review of chikungunya

McSweegan, Edward, et al. “The Global Virus Network: Challenging chikungunya.” Antiviral research (2015)  

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Review of invasive mucormycosis

Tacke, Daniela, et al. “Our 2014 approach to mucormycosis.” Mycoses 57.9 (2014):519-24.  

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Review of syphilis in HIV patients

Karumudi, Usha R, and Michael Augenbraun. “Syphilis and HIV: a dangerous duo.” Expert review of anti-infective therapy 3.5 (2005):825-31.

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