Kat Kaminski, MD
A 30-year-old male with a history of IVDU and HIV presents to the ED complaining of cough, dyspnea, and chills for the past week. He is unsure when he last took ART. CXR reveals focal infiltrates consistent with pneumonia. What is the #1 cause of pneumonia in patients with HIV similar to this man?
A 25-year-old male presents to the ED with fever associated with severe arthralgias and a retro-orbital headache for the past 3 days after returning from a trip to Thailand. On exam he appears flushed and uncomfortable. Labs are notable for thrombocytopenia. What is the treatment for this diagnosis?