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Scrub typhus and antibiotic-resistant .

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2021 Jun 10. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

: Scrub typhus is one of the most underdiagnosed and under-reported febrile illnesses requiring hospitalization, mainly occurring in Southeast and East Asia and the Pacific Islands, in an area referred to as the "Tsutsugamushi Triangle." Scrub typhus is a zoonotic rickettsial disease that is transmitted to humans by trombiculid mites.: A MEDLINE/PubMed search of the available literature was performed to describe the role of antibiotic-resistant scrub typhus in therapy failure. Read More

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[A Case of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer, for which Washed Platelet Concentrate Transfusions were Effective in Treating Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation].

Hinyokika Kiyo 2021 Apr;67(4):167-170

The Department of Urology, Nagano Red Cross Hospital.

A 62-year-old man was treated for castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) ; however, his condition progressed. The patient planned to visit our department for treatment, including palliative care. However, he visited the emergency room with a complaint of a persistent nose bleed just before visiting our department. Read More

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Co-infection of COVID-19 and recurrent malaria.

J Infect Dev Ctries 2021 05 31;15(5):625-629. Epub 2021 May 31.

Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, Penjaringan, Kota Jakarta Utara, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia.

In tropical countries, endemic diseases such as malaria can be challenging to distinguish from COVID-19 because of the similarities in presenting symptoms. Here we reported a case of a young soldier with fever and myalgia six days before admission, with non-productive cough, chills, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, and headache for two days. Previously, he had experienced four times of malaria infection. Read More

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Clinical Decision Support Trees Can Help Optimize Utilization of Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing.

J Clin Microbiol 2021 Jun 9:JCM0079121. Epub 2021 Jun 9.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States.

Anaplasmosis, a tick-borne illness caused by (AP), presents with nonspecific clinical symptoms including fever and headache and is often accompanied by laboratory abnormalities of leukopenia, thrombocytopenia and mildly elevated liver function tests (LFTs). Laboratory confirmation of acute infection occurs with nucleic acid amplification (NAAT) testing. This retrospective cohort study aimed to develop a clinical decision support algorithm to aid in decision-making about test ordering. Read More

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A 57-Year-Old Man With Stridor and Critical Tracheal Narrowing.

Chest 2021 Jun;159(6):e385-e388

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Electronic address:

Case Presentation: A 57-year-old man with a history of polysubstance use presented with shortness of breath, wheezing, productive cough, subjective fever, and chills of 3-day duration. Additionally, he reported worsening shortness of breath for the last 3 months. Of note, the patient was reported to have had, in the previous 6 months, two episodes of pneumonia that was treated with antibiotics and steroids. Read More

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A Case of Systemic Toxicity Related to Intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin for the Treatment of Bladder Cancer.

Cureus 2021 May 29;13(5):e15321. Epub 2021 May 29.

Department of Hematology and Oncology, Bronx Lebanon Hospital, New York, USA.

Intravesical administration of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) has been utilized for the treatment of superficial bladder cancer for the past several decades. Though this treatment is well tolerated in general, both local and systematic side effects have been reported. We present a case of a patient who presented with systemic symptoms of fever with chills associated with leucopenia, thrombocytopenia, abnormal liver function tests (LFTs), and splenomegaly a few weeks after an episode of traumatic instillation of intravesical BCG. Read More

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A Retrospective Analysis of Outcome in Malaria Patients Admitted into a Multidisciplinary Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital.

Anesth Essays Res 2020 Jul-Sep;14(3):425-427. Epub 2021 Mar 22.

Department of Critical Care Medicine, NRI Medical College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Introduction: Malaria is a significant public health problem with people worldwide at risk for the disease. It is a mosquito-borne disease causing high-grade fever, chills, and flu-like illness. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the case with severe malaria should be admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU). Read More

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Ruptured cerebral aneurysms in COVID-19 patients: A review of literature with case examples.

Surg Neurol Int 2021 26;12:187. Epub 2021 Apr 26.

School of Medicine, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

Background: The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is responsible for over 83 million cases of infection and over 1.8 million deaths since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Because COVID-19 infection is associated with a devastating mortality rate and myriad complications, it is critical that clinicians better understand its pathophysiology to develop effective treatment. Read More

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Epidemiological characteristics and mortality risk factors among COVID-19 patients in Ardabil, Northwest of Iran.

BMC Emerg Med 2021 06 2;21(1):67. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Department of Public Health, School of Health, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran.

Background: Coronavirus disease highly contagious, is prevalent in all age and sex groups infecting the respiratory system. The present study seeks to investigate the epidemiology and effective factors in mortality of patients with COVID-19 in Ardabil province, northwestern Iran.

Methods: In a retrospective study, the hospitalized patients with laboratory-diagnosed COVID-19 between February to August 2020 were enrolled. Read More

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An Unusual Case of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Presentation in Acute Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep 2021 Jan-Dec;9:23247096211021696

UCLA at Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA, USA.

Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) in acute human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients has been scarcely reported in the English literature. To the best of our knowledge, only 12 cases have been described. We present a case of a 27-year-old male with no past medical history who was admitted with a new-onset headache, fever, night sweats, and chills. Read More

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Side Effects and Perceptions Following COVID-19 Vaccination in Jordan: A Randomized, Cross-Sectional Study Implementing Machine Learning for Predicting Severity of Side Effects.

Vaccines (Basel) 2021 May 26;9(6). Epub 2021 May 26.

Department of Immunology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan 16150, Malaysia.

Background: Since the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic, there was no doubt that vaccination is the ideal protocol to tackle it. Within a year, a few COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and authorized. This unparalleled initiative in developing vaccines created many uncertainties looming around the efficacy and safety of these vaccines. Read More

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Exercise in an Overweight Patient with Covid-19: A Case Study.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 05 30;18(11). Epub 2021 May 30.

Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, 2-579-15, Mikajima, Tokorozawa 359-1192, Japan.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a dangerous infectious disease that is easily transmitted and which is called an acute respiratory syndrome. With the spread of the coronavirus around the world and its epidemic among humans, we are losing many humans. The long process of treatment in hospitalized patients who are receiving intensive care and medication is associated with physical weakness. Read More

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An Outer Membrane Vesicle-Adjuvanted Oral Vaccine Protects Against Lethal, Oral Infection.

Pathogens 2021 May 18;10(5). Epub 2021 May 18.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA.

Non-typhoidal salmonellosis, caused by serovar Typhimurium is a common fecal-oral disease characterized by mild gastrointestinal distress resulting in diarrhea, chills, fever, abdominal cramps, head and body aches, nausea, and vomiting. Increasing incidences of antibiotic resistant invasive non-typhoidal infections makes this a global threat requiring novel treatment strategies including next-generation vaccines. The goal of the current study was to formulate a novel vaccine platform against infection that could be delivered orally. Read More

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Adverse Reactions of the Second Dose of the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine in Healthcare Workers in Korea.

J Korean Med Sci 2021 May 31;36(21):e153. Epub 2021 May 31.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

We conducted a prospective, mobile-based survey on the self-reported adverse reactions in healthcare workers (HCWs) who received both doses of the BNT162b2 mRNA vaccine. Of the 342 HCWs who completed the two-dose vaccination, 265 (77.5%) responded to the survey at least once. Read More

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2019 Novel Coronavirus Vaccination among Post-graduate Residents and Fellows.

J Prim Care Community Health 2021 Jan-Dec;12:21501327211022978

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA.

Background: Coronavirus-2 (COVID-19) has caused a worldwide pandemic since December 2019. Since then, clinical trials with vaccines have been started and completed, and at present, 3 COVID-19 vaccines have been approved for use in the United States. Healthcare providers were among the first to get vaccinated, but the precise attitudes of healthcare workers toward vaccination are uncertain. Read More

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Elusive causing pacemaker endocarditis.

IDCases 2021 7;24:e01149. Epub 2021 May 7.

Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Florida COM-Jacksonville, 655 8th W 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL, USA.

An 80-year-old patient was admitted for fever, chills, and chest wall pain. He had a past medical history significant for heart failure with a cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker implantation. Extensive workup revealed endocarditis of the pacemaker leads and the mitral valve, a rare etiology with an unidentified source in our patient. Read More

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Felty syndrome: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2021 May 27;15(1):273. Epub 2021 May 27.

Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY, USA.

Background: Felty syndrome is a rare manifestation of chronic rheumatoid arthritis in which patients develop extraarticular features of hepatosplenomegaly and neutropenia. The typical presentation of Felty syndrome is in Caucasians, females, and patients with long-standing rheumatoid arthritis of 10 or more years. This case report presents a patient with an early-onset and atypical demographic for Felty syndrome. Read More

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No evidence of false-negative Plasmodium falciparum rapid diagnostic results in Monrovia, Liberia.

Malar J 2021 May 26;20(1):238. Epub 2021 May 26.

ISGlobal, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Hospital Clínic - Universitat de Barcelona, Carrer Rosselló 153 (CEK Building), 08036, Barcelona, Spain.

Background: Malaria diagnosis in many malaria-endemic countries relies mainly on the use of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs). The majority of commercial RDTs used in Africa detect the Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2 (PfHRP2). pfhrp2/3 gene deletions can therefore lead to false-negative RDT results. Read More

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Safety and efficacy profile of mogamulizumab (Poteligeo) in the treatment of cancers: an update evidence from 14 studies.

BMC Cancer 2021 May 26;21(1):618. Epub 2021 May 26.

Department of Biotherapy, State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital, Cancer Center, Sichuan University, No. 37 Guo Xue Alley, Chengdu, 610041, Sichuan, China.

Background: CC chemokine receptor 4 (CCR4), the receptor for CCL22 and CCL17, is expressed on the surface of effector Tregs that have the highest suppressive effects on antitumor immune response. CCR4 is also widely expressed on the surface of tumor cells from patients with adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATL), peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). Mogamulizumab is a humanized, IgG1 kappa monoclonal antibody that is directed against CCR4. Read More

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Symptomatic manifestations of the disease caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) in adults: systematic review.

Rev Gaucha Enferm 2021 19;42(spe):e20200205. Epub 2021 May 19.

Universidade Federal do Piauí (UFPI), Departamento de Enfermagem, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Enfermagem. Teresina, Piauí, Brasil.

Objective: To identify symptoms of COVID-19 in adults in the scientific literature.

Method: Systematic review of studies published from December 1, 2019 to April 21, 2020 from the Scopus, Web of Science and PubMed databases, in order to answer the following research question: "What are the symptoms caused by COVID-19 in adults?" using the keywords "Symptoms", "Clinical Manifestations", "Coronavirus", "COVID-19".

Results: Of the total 105 references, 13 references that addressed the symptoms of COVID-19 were selected. Read More

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COVID-Induced Spontaneous Pneumothoraxes: Case Series.

Cureus 2021 Apr 19;13(4):e14567. Epub 2021 Apr 19.

Critical Care, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, USA.

Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a communicable disease leading to COVID-19 infection that resulted in worldwide flooding of medical centers with the shortage of ventilators in some areas. The respiratory system is the most affected by the novel virus. Clinical manifestations are diverse in severity, with the most common symptoms including fever, chills, cough, and shortness of breath. Read More

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A 44-Year-Old Woman With a 10-Year History of Dyspnea and Pulmonary Nodules.

Chest 2021 Apr 6;159(4):e247-e250. Epub 2021 Apr 6.

Department of Neurology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR.

Case Presentation: A 44-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of dyspnea on exertion and multiple nodular opacities on a chest CT scan. She had a medical history of autoimmune encephalitis, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, migraines, and allergic rhinitis. Ten years earlier, the patient was admitted to an outside institution with symptoms of shortness of breath. Read More

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[Clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of human babesiosis: a review].

Zhongguo Xue Xi Chong Bing Fang Zhi Za Zhi 2020 Aug;33(2):218-224

Yunnan Institute for Endemic Diseases Control and Prevention, Dali 671000, China.

Babesiosis is an important tick-transmitted zoonosis caused by hematotropic parasites of the genus , zoonosis disease, which is widely distributed across the world. There are 12 species of causing human diseases, including , , and . The clinical symptoms of human infections mainly include fever, headache, chills, myalgia and fatigue, and severe infections may cause death. Read More

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Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis mortality trends of cirrhotic patients in the last decade in Constanta County.

Exp Ther Med 2021 Jul 7;22(1):732. Epub 2021 May 7.

Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital, 'Carol Davila' University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 050474 Bucharest, Romania.

Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a complication of liver cirrhosis with an increased in-hospital mortality rate. For this reason, the aim of the present study was to examine the main predictors of mortality in order to be able to identify high-risk patients in time and to guide the optimal treatment for prognosis improvement. We retrospectively collected demographic, clinical, laboratory and treatment data as well as data regarding length of stay and cost of hospitalization from 72 patients diagnosed with SBP between January 2010 and December 2019 in the Emergency Clinical Hospital St. Read More

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A rare case of lung abscess due to esophageo-pulmonary fistula in asymptomatic carcinoma of esophagus.

Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 2021 May 17. Epub 2021 May 17.

Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh .

Acquired esophago-respiratory fistulae are usually esophago-tracheal or esophago-bronchial. Esophago-pulmonary fistulae are rare. Most patients present with cardinal symptoms of esophageal carcinoma or esophago-pulmonary fistula leading to early diagnosis. Read More

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Acute cholangitis detected ectopic ampulla of Vater in the antrum incidentally: A case report.

World J Clin Cases 2021 May;9(14):3379-3384

Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Armed Forces General Hospital, Taichung 411, Taiwan.

Background: The ampulla of Vater is an opening at the confluence of the common bile duct and pancreatic duct. It is located in the second portion of the duodenum. An ectopic papilla of Vater is an anomalous termination. Read More

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Anthrax meningoencephalitis complicated with brain abscess - A case report.

Int J Infect Dis 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania; Dr Victor Babes Clinical Hospital of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Bucharest, Romania.

Bacillus anthracis is a sporulating Gram positive rod whose main route of entry being cutaneous. Anthrax meningitis is usually fulminant and fatal. We present here a case of anthrax meningoencephalitis complicated with brain abscess successfully treated. Read More

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"Old wine in a new bottle" - post COVID-19 infection, central serous chorioretinopathy and the steroids.

J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect 2021 May 14;11(1):14. Epub 2021 May 14.

Department of Neuro-ophthalmology, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, 121/C, Chord Road, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore, India.

Introduction: Corona virus disease (COVID-19) pandemic can cause myriad of ocular manifestations. We report a case of unilateral multi focal central serous retinopathy, post COVID-19 infection in an Asian Indian female.

Case Presentation: A 42-year-old female presented to us with unilateral blurring, in the right eye (OD), 12 days after COVID-19 infection. Read More

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Surgical treatment of recurrent acute lymphoblastic leukemia with humeral osteomyelitis as the first symptom: a case report and literature review.

Ann Transl Med 2021 Apr;9(8):722

Department of Orthopedics, Tongde Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, China.

Osteomyelitis is a complication of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL); however, its incidence rate is low. Recurrent ALL for which osteomyelitis is the first manifestation is rarer still. The repair and reconstruction of segmental bone defects caused by infection is a clinical problem. Read More

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Characteristics and Outcomes of COVID-19 Infection from an Urban Ambulatory COVID-19 Clinic-Guidance for Outpatient Clinicians in Triaging Patients.

J Prim Care Community Health 2021 Jan-Dec;12:21501327211017016

Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA.

Background: Coronavirus infection (COVID) presents with flu-like symptoms and can cause serious complications. Here, we discuss the presentation and outcomes of COVID in an ambulatory setting along with distribution of positive cases amongst healthcare workers (HCWs).

Method: Patients who visited the COVID clinic between 03/11/2020 and 06/14/2020 were tested based on the CDC guidelines at the time using PCR-detection methods. Read More

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