Category: Case series

Feb 11

Symptoms and signs of croup and epiglottitis

Tibballs J, Watson T. Symptoms and signs differentiating croup and epiglottitis. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. (2010) 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2010.01892.x
Cough and drooling can be helpful in differentiating croup and epiglottitis in children with acute stridor.

Jan 07

Travel to Indian subcontinent and resistant E. coli UTIs

Freeman JT, et al. Community-onset genitourinary tract infection due to CTX-M-15-producing E. coli among travelers to the Indian subcontinent in NZ. CID 2008; 47:689–92
Travel to the Indian subcontinent is associated with multi-resistant E. coli causing UTIs in the community.