Anaplasmosis

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‘CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE TICK KIND’: A CASE OF ANAPLASMOSIS MIMICKING SEPTIC SHOCK

Case Presentation: An 87-year-old man with a history of osteoarthritis with recent knee injection presented with malaise, chills, and fever to 102.2°F for three days. He described an abrupt onset of chills and fever at [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:34+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ‘CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE TICK KIND’: A CASE OF ANAPLASMOSIS MIMICKING SEPTIC SHOCK

TICK-TOCK: A RACE TO DIAGNOSE ANAPLASMOSIS PHAGOCYTOPHILUM IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES

Case Presentation: Anaplasmosis phagocytophilum is a rare, emerging tick borne illness transmitted by the Ixodes Scapularis tick endemic to the North Central and Northeastern United States. With an incidence of 6.1 cases per million in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:13+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TICK-TOCK: A RACE TO DIAGNOSE ANAPLASMOSIS PHAGOCYTOPHILUM IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES