Journal Article

Septic Shock Due to Babesiosis

Michael J. Dacey, Howard Martinez, Thomas Raimondo, Christopher Brown and John Brady

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 33, issue 5, pages e37-e38
Published in print September 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online September 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/322672
Septic Shock Due to Babesiosis

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Immunology
  • Public Health and Epidemiology
  • Microbiology

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

We present the case of a 69-year-old man with an unremarkable past medical history and an intact spleen who developed shock and renal failure due to babesiosis. Despite hemodynamic parameters showing severe distributive shock with hyperdynamic cardiac function, the patient recovered fully after treatment with quinine sulfate and clindamycin.

Journal Article.  1440 words. 

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.