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What is a likely diagnosis?
A 44-year-old African-American homeless male alcoholic in Miami is brought to the ER by a friend because he was not eating much for a month and was “acting strangely.” He was febrile, emaciated, lethargic, and disoriented. The cerebrospinal fluid showed 620 white blood cells per mm3, which were all mononuclear, and a low glucose of 24 mg/dL. The Gram stain and fluorochrome stains revealed no organisms.



A. Coccidioidomycosis
B. Cryptococcosis
C. Lyme disease
D. Tuberculosis

This question is part of Block 13 CNS infections MCQs

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Dec 20, 2016

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