Category: Infectious DIsease

Q Fever – Late to the Party – VA MR (043018)

We’ve all been there. That lingering lab that you’re sure is going to be negative. In this case, Dr. Simon presents a case of FUO with serologies returning as Q Fever. “Endocarditis is the most commonly identified manifestation of chronic Q fever and is fatal if untreated” but only 12% of cases have evidence of …

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