Babesiosis as a cause of false-positive HIV serology.
This is a case of a 71-year-old homosexual man who presented with a 4-day history of fever, weakness and headaches, near syncope, nausea and poor oral intake. The patient denied recent travel or sick contacts but had significant tick bites in the last 4 weeks. A peripheral blood smear showed 0.5% parasitaemia with signet ring appearance organisms consistent with
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Smotrys, M. Magge, T. Alkhuja, S. Gandotra, S. (2018). Babesiosis as a cause of false-positive HIV serology. BMJ Case Reports. doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-223738.
Infectious Disease | Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine, Department of Medicine Faculty