Title

Babesiosis as a cause of false-positive HIV serology.

Publication/Presentation Date

6-8-2018

Abstract

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

Volume

2018

ISSN

1757-790X

Disciplines

Infectious Disease | Medicine and Health Sciences

PubMedID

29884713

Department(s)

Department of Medicine, Department of Medicine Faculty

Document Type

Article

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