The correct answer is D: Vibrio vulnificus. This question can be found in MKSAP 16 in the Infectious Disease section, item 16. ... He has hemochromatosis with evidence of portal hypertension (ascites). V. vulnificus infection should always be considered
Chambers, MD, FACP, a professor of infectious disease at the University of California San Francisco and an author of the IDSA guidelines. ... Hirschmann, MD, a professor of medicine and an infectious disease specialist at the University of Washington in
The parasitic disease schistosomiasis is caused by a fluke that lives in the lake, harbored by snails and infecting swimmers and workers and fishermen and women as it burrows through the
That largely depends on how soon the disease peaks and then declines. ... Please take a moment to review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) advice about what to do if you get the flu.
19 of 22 specimens sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from the Kansas City outbreak were positive for EV68. ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies
It’s a regional disease, very common in some areas, vanishingly rare in others for reasons that aren’t yet clear. ... There is a great deal of controversy surrounding this “post-treatment” or “chronic” Lyme disease.
1 of only 4 such facilities in the United States, according to Ribner—to treat such a contagious disease … The isolation unit was created 12 years ago in conjunction with experts ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases,
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the largest ongoing infectious disease epidemic in the U.S., and incidence rates are rising, according to CDC research (unpublished at press time) presented in ... Ms. Dan, viral hepatitis policy advisor for the
Dr. Drain, who is now an infectious disease fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, recently spoke with ACP Internist about his experiences in Cuba
infectious disease specialist at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Mass. ... PMID: 24439075]. Nicolle LE, Gupta K, Bradley SF, et al. Clinical practice guideline for the management of asymptomatic bacteriuria: 2019 update by the Infectious Diseases