The B Symptoms: What are they?
B symptoms are unintentional weight loss, fevers and night sweats.

The B Symptoms: What are they?

B symptoms or B-like symptoms are clinical features that signify the hallmark of systemic inflammation. When present, they predict poor patient outcomes. They are unintentional weight loss, fever, and drenching…

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Brucellosis: Understanding the Brucella Antibody Titer (BAT): The Standard Tube Agglutination Test (SAT).
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Brucellosis: Understanding the Brucella Antibody Titer (BAT): The Standard Tube Agglutination Test (SAT).

Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease. Humans contract the disease through contact with infected animals. It is by ingesting unpasteurized dairy products, undercooked meat, or exposure to tissue or fluids. Such…

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Hydroxyurea in sickle cell disease: Recommendations of use.
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Hydroxyurea in sickle cell disease: Recommendations of use.

We’ve enjoyed three articles about hydroxyurea so far. Let’s summarize the recommendations for the administration of hydroxyurea alias Hydroxycarbamide.  These are; Educate all patients with SCA and their family members…

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