Eosinophilia in an Indian Farmer

Menka Doomra, MD; Seema Garg, MBBS; Naveen Kakkar, MD

Disclosures

Lab Med. 2006;37(5):280-282. 

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Questions

  1. What is (are) this patient's most striking clinical andlaboratory findings?

  2. Given this patient's history and laboratory findings, what is the differential diagnosis?

  3. Among the possibilities in the differential diagnosis, what features of the organism found in this patient's blood enable you to suggest the most likely diagnosis?

  4. What is this patient's most likely diagnosis?

  5. What is the geographical distribution of the organism found in this patient's blood?

  6. What are the clinical features and the treatment of the disease caused by the organism present in this patient's blood?

  7. What is the life cycle of the organism found in this patient's blood?

  8. What is the pathogenesis of the clinical manifestations caused by the organism found in this patient's blood?

  9. How is the diagnosis of the organism found in this patient's blood made in the laboratory?

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