We report the first case of avian influenza in a patient with fever and diarrhea but no respiratory symptoms. Avian influenza should be included in the differential diagnosis for patients with predominantly gastrointestinal symptoms, particularly if they have a history of exposure to poultry.
To the Editor—We report the implementation of an infection control bundle to reduce transmission of novel influenza A 2009 HlNl virus in a Thai preschool. Prior interdisciplinary efforts to reduce the incidence of influenza-like illness (ILI) were associated with lower incidence of ILI at this same Thai preschool. prospectively studied the incidence of… (More)
BACKGROUND Intestinal capillariasis is one of the common causes of malabsorption in the East. Reports emphasizing the roles of clinical, endoscopic and radiologic findings of intestinal capillariasis are limited. METHODS Retrospective review of medical records of 26 patients diagnosed with intestinal capillariasis at Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand… (More)
Figure 1. Noncontrast CT of aorta. A, A –cm infrarenal aortic aneurysm (Ao) with a calcified wall. High-density periaortic fluid (arrow) of 7 ϫ 7 the same density as muscle represented leakage of blood. B, Aneurysm of the right and left common iliac arteries (RI and LI, respectively), especially at the right side, with high-density fluid (arrows) around RI… (More)