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dc.contributor.authorAl Alawi, Abdullah M-
dc.date2018-
dc.date.accessioned2018-10-09T04:10:41Z-
dc.date.accessioned2019-06-29T00:36:59Z-
dc.date.available2018-10-09T04:10:41Z-
dc.date.available2019-06-29T00:36:59Z-
dc.date.issued2018-
dc.identifier.citationCase reports in infectious diseases 2018; 2018: 2179097-
dc.identifier.issn2090-6625-
dc.identifier.urihttp://docs.prosentient.com.au/prosentientjspui/handle/1/10226-
dc.description.abstractA 23-year-old male presented to the emergency department with one-day history of right-sided pleuritic chest pain, haemoptysis, and fever. In the emergency department, the blood pressure was 140/60 mmHg, heart rate 89/min, body temperature 40°C, respiratory rates 20 breaths/min, and oxygen saturation 98% in room air. Physical examination revealed rales and bronchial breathing in the right infrascapular region. Laboratory analysis showed raised white blood cell counts and elevated inflammation markers. Chest X-ray showed right lower lobe consolidation. Intravenous(IV) ceftriaxone and doxycycline were started for the management of community-acquired pneumonia as per the local guideline. Later, on admission, blood culture was positive for Neisseria meningitidis (N. meningitidis). Ceftriaxone was continued for 4 days, and the patient was discharged while being on oral amoxicillin (1 gm TDS) for another 3 days. He remained well during the outpatient follow-up.-
dc.language.isoeng-
dc.titleMeningococcal Pneumonia in a Young Healthy Male.-
dc.typeJournal Article-
dc.identifier.doi10.1155/2018/2179097-
dc.identifier.journaltitleCase reports in infectious diseases-
dc.identifier.pubmedurihttps://www.ezpdhcs.nt.gov.au/login?url=https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30225154-
dc.identifier.pubmedidhttps://www.ezpdhcs.nt.gov.au/login?url=https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30225154-
dc.identifier.affiliationDivision of Medicine, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT, Australia.. Department of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman..-
dc.identifier.orcid0000-0003-2077-7186-
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