Category Infectious Disease
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Blood Culture Bottles

Blood Culture Bottles: tubes for sampling blood for microbiological cultures; detection of circulating microorganisms in bacteraemia and septicaemia
Hans Conrad Julius Reiter (1881 – 1969) 340

Hans Reiter

Hans Conrad Julius Reiter (1881-1969) was a German physician and social hygienist. Associated with Reiter Syndrome - known now as Reactive arthritis
Unusual Urine Clinical Cases

Where are the lemons?

You are wandering past the bedside of a 42 year old male with a cerebral abscess…and you notice he has orange urine. Unusual Urine.
Orf Virus hand lesion 340

Sheep Pox

Orf is a zoonotic infection occurring in humans which is characterised by erythematous weeping nodules found most commonly on the hands and feet
EBM Gone Wild mountain 340

So do we call them extreme infections?

It’s no secret that the “extreme athlete” industry continues to steamroll mainstream athletics. This isn’t a new trend, as evidenced by the fact that this review article is from 2007. Sorry for making everyone feel old by reminding them that…

Graphic Guide to Infectious Disease

Graphic Guide to Infectious Disease

Appearance Kloss and Bruce have lived up to their hope of creating a book that is “real medical education with comic book-style illustrations to create beautiful artistic images that enhance learning”. Presented over two-page spreads it discusses each infection in…

Tropical Travel Trouble

Total TB Extravaganza

What is tuberculosis (TB)? This tropical travel clinical case extravaganza covers aetiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of TB
Tropical Travel Trouble

Stiff in the mouth

Tropical Traveler Clinical Case. Tetanus aetiology, differential, diagnosis, management, treatment and prophylaxis
Tropical Travel Trouble

Frothing Mad

Frothing mad. Tropical Travel Clinical Case. Rabies aetiology, diagnosis, differential, management, treatment and prophylaxis