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Title: Pathology Case Study: Two Weeks in Africa
Url: https://path.upmc.edu/cases/case319.html
Creator: Contis, Lydia C.
Qu, Lirong
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Department of Pathology has compiled a series of case studies to help both students and instructors. In this clinical microbiology case, a 16-year-old male developed symptoms of fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting after returning to the United States from a two-week trip to Sudan. Laboratory test results and information from a microscopic examination are included in the case study. Clicking on the “Final Diagnosis” section will take you to a detailed discussion of the patient’s condition from the contributing doctor. A list of references, which students could use to get more background information, is also included at the bottom of the section.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Infectious and parasitic diseases -- Individual diseases -- Malaria -- By region or country -- Africa
Medicine -- Pathology -- Clinical pathology. Laboratory technique -- Study and teaching
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
Science -- Microbiology -- Pathogenic microorganisms. By disease, A-Z -- Malaria
Science -- Microbiology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Health -- Disease
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Vocational Education
Health -- Body systems and senses
Health -- Chronic conditions
Vocational Education -- Allied health occupations
Key Concept: Health -- Diagnoses
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Pathology
Date Issued: 2002-04-08
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Case Study
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: Higher Education
Higher Education -- Graduate/Professional
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Access Rights: Free access
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