Anaplasmosis

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Abstract Number: 1068

‘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

Abstract Number: 584

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

HM2018 Abstract Number: 568

SPOTS AND ANEMIA, LYME AND BABESIA!

Case Presentation: A 69-year-old female with no significant past medical history presented with three weeks of intermittent fevers followed by 24-hours of persistent fever associated with nausea, fatigue, and malaise. She lived in the metro-Boston [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:06+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on SPOTS AND ANEMIA, LYME AND BABESIA!