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school for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to
use correct English spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format.
Prepare a case report involving an infectious disease. It can involve a bacterial, viral, parasitic,
or fungal infection or an intoxication caused by an infectious agent (such as Botulism).
Provide information about the disease, including symptoms, pertinent diagnostic tests,
laboratory (including Microbiology) and physical findings, treatments, and prognoses.
Create an imaginary patient that could theoretically suffer from the disease you have chosen.
Provide the following details in your case report:
- Patient Signalment
- Presenting Complaint
- Physical Examination
- Differential Diagnosis
- Diagnostic Plan and Procedures Performed
- Diagnostic Results (microbiology and other laboratory data, imaging reports, dental chart, etc.)
- Patient Care: Therapy and Procedures Performed
- Case Outcome
- Case Discussion and Client Education Provided