Diagnostic dilemma in a returning traveler with fever

Jelena Catania, Seth S. Martin, G. Ralph Corey, Daniel S. Sexton

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Abstract

This case report of fever of unknown origin in a returning traveler from South America illustrates the need for a thorough understanding of limitations of laboratory testing modalities in order to prevent delays in diagnosis in potentially fatal but curable diseases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-86
Number of pages2
JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Volume77
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2013

Keywords

  • Cognitive error
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Urinary antigen

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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