Rickettesial Infections – Case Presentations

  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    100 students

What you'll learn

Globally, the majority of the population is affected by Rickettsia, which is a group of vector-borne organisms that cause acute febrile illnesses throughout the world. read more »»

The causative species can vary depending on the region, while the clinical presentations of rickettsial infection are similar. Rickettsia is typically vector-borne, transmitted by ticks, body lice, and fleas, and in most cases, humans are thought to be accidental hosts. The key to rickettsial infections is prevention. Prevention relies on avoidance of exposure to tick and flea bites, particularly when residing or traveling to endemic areas. These infections are caused by multiple bacteria from the order Rickettsiales and genera Rickettsia, Anaplasma, Ehrlichia, Neorickettsia, Neoehrlichia, and Orientia. Learn more about this case in this expert speaker presentation designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Budding plastic surgeons
  • Dermatologists
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  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • Rickettesial infections and their management
  • Diagnosis and case presentations

Instructor

Dr. Geetanjali Sahariah Khound is a Pediatrician (MBBS, DCH) in Apollo Hospital, Guwahati with over 19 Years of experience.

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