Doran L. Fink, Author at Cancer Therapy Advisor

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Encephalitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has encephalitis? What are the typical findings for the disease? Any inflammation of the brain constitutes encephalitis, whether caused by direct invasion of the brain by an infectious agent (primary encephalitis), by immune response to an infectious process (parainfectious or post-infectious encephalitis), or…

Rat bite fever

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has rat bite fever? What are the typical findings for this disease? Symptoms of rat bite fever depend on the microbial etiology and route of infection. Both Streptobacillus moniliformis and Spirillum minus are causes of illnesses termed rat bite fever. Streptobacillary rat bite…

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