Infections

Infections Microbiology

Zika Virus -Brief Overview of Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Prevention

Problem Statement Zika Virus was first identified in a febrile rhesus monkey in Zika Forest of Entebbe, Uganda in 1947. Between Jan 1, 2007 and 17th Feb 2016, a total of 48 countries and territories documented Zika Virus transmission. From Nov-2015 to Feb-2016, a total of 5280 cases of microcephaly was reported in Brazil, including […]

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Fever Of Unknown Origin : Approach to Management

    Definition The term fever of unknown origin (FUO) is best reserved for children with a fever documented by a health care provider and for which the cause could not be identified after 3 wk of evaluation as an outpatient or after 1 wk of evaluation in hospital. Nelson Text Book 18thEdition Ergönül O, Willke A, […]

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    Exanthematous Illness, Rashes and their causes

    Exanthematous Illness Exanthems – eruption of skin accompanied by inflammation. Enanthems – eruption of mucous membrane. Maculopapular rashes : Measles Rubella Erythema Infectiosum Roseola Coxsackie Echo virus CMV and HBV Erythema Multiforme due to Herpes virus, EBV, Adeno virus, Chlamydia, Salmonella, Mycobacteria, Histoplasma, Coccidiosis Nodular rashes : Fungal disease Atypical Mycobacteria Pseudomonas infection Erythema Nodosum […]

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