Is VBG an Alternative to the Troublesome ABG?
November 1, 2022
Case A 70-year-old man with hypertension and insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus initially presented for evaluation of left hip pain after sustaining a mechanical fall and was found to have a...
The Role of Interferon-gamma Release Assay in Diagnosing Latent and Active Tuberculosis in Adults
September 1, 2022
Case: A 41-year-old man with a new diagnosis of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) (CD4 count <200 cells/mm3) presents to his primary care physician’s...
The Role of Beta-D-Glucan in the Diagnosis of Invasive Fungal Infections
August 1, 2022
Case A 77-year-old woman with malnutrition, who is undergoing chemotherapy for small cell lung cancer, is being treated with intravenous ceftriaxone and vancomycin through a peripherally inserted...