Presentation on theme: "Fungal Infections Slackers Facts by Mike Ori. Disclaimer The information represents my understanding only so errors and omissions are probably rampant."— Presentation transcript:
Disclaimer The information represents my understanding only so errors and omissions are probably rampant. It has not been vetted or reviewed by faculty. The source is our class notes. The document can mostly be used forward and backward. I tried to mark questionable stuff with (?). If you want it to look pretty, steal some crayons and go to town. Finally… If you’re a gunner, buck up and do your own work.
NameLocation CapitisHead BarbaeBeard/face FacieiFace CorpusBody (ringworm) CrurisInguinal (Jock itch, usually not scrotum/penis) PedisFoot (Athletes foot) ManuumHands – expect pedis to be present too UnguiumNails/nail bed (onychomycosis)
Identify Etiology: A patient complains of dry cough, dyspnea, and fevers. CXR shows diffuse bilateral interstitial infiltrate. ABG shows hypoxemia and hypocarbia. HX includes treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
A 30 year old female presents to your clinic with complaining of a yeast infection that “won’t go away”. She has tried OTC treatment. She has not been sexually active for the last 4 years. She is has never used IV drugs. What tests would you recommend?
HIV test. Recurrent or intractable yeast infections can be a sign of HIV. Remember HIV can take years to develop. (Not sure if you would culture the infection)
A patient in the ICU suffered a traumatic laceration to their bowel. They are receiving TPN and antibiotics. They are currently tachycardic, hypotensive, and febrile. Three blood cultures drawn 4 hours apart are negative for bacteremia. What is the likely agent.