Marissa Grifasi, Author at Rheumatology Advisor

Marissa Grifasi

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Meningiococcemia (Menningococcemia (Menningiococcemia, Meningococcal bacteremia, Meningococcal septicemia)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Meningococcemia most commonly presents as an acute, rapidly evolving clinical syndrome. To avoid delaying or missing the diagnosis a vigilant clinician must be aware of the wide spectrum of clinical presentations. Treatment needs to be initiated as soon as the diagnosis is considered and then the classic history and…

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