With winter comes norovirus. This Q&A post tests your knowledge of what may be the perfect human pathogen.
A 13-year old female with pyelonephritis is being treated with ceftriaxone. Enterobacter cloacae is cultured. Got a problem with that?
A woman had a spinal injury from a car crash at 2 years of age; she since had spinal surgery and has a baclofen pump. Now she has a fever - what's the cause?
Australia CAP - 'Microbial Mystery' of case-based Q&As focusing on causative organisms and antibiotic selection.
A 15 year-old female with fever, vomiting, diarrhoea, whole body 'sunburn' and hypotension. It's over to you...
A 27 year old female with metastatic ovarian cancer for whom treatment options have been exhausted arrives in the ED in extremis.
21 year-old presenting to the emergency department with fevers and agitation. His lumbar puncture confirms Gram Negative Diplococci